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Chestnut Bonbons

It really does take only 5 minutes to make the bonbons. So keep a jar of precooked chestnuts just in case... You can substitute carob with cacao.

Chestnut Bonbons

This Recipe is :



8 - 10 bonbons


  • 100 g cooked chestnuts
  • 2 tbsp carob powder
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1-2 tbsp agave syrup
  • 1 tbsp orange juice
  • A pinch of cardamon (optional)
  • Zest of 1 orange + some extra for decoration


  1. Melt the coconut oil over a low heat.
  2. Mix all the ingredients and blend them using a blender or a food processor.
  3. Form the bonbons by rolling a piece of the dough on a flat surface.
  4. Top with some orange zest.
  5. Refrigerate before serving for at least one hour.






Hi! I am Lera. I am a certified dietitian, an orthomolecular therapist and a freelance author. I live in the beautiful city of Amsterdam where I run my Terra & Luna practice. I help people to stay young, by which I mean maintaining for as long possible the optimal health, sharpness of mind and vigorous spirit. I absolutely love cooking! Please visit my website Terra e Luna for more recipes and blogs in the field of nutrition.



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