Add all ingredients together except for the desiccated coconut. Mix thoroughly with a wooden spoon or knead ingredients together. Place coconut onto a plate and remove a teaspoon of the almond mixture. Roll into a small ball and then roll in the coconut to coat. Place onto a plate and serve.
Note: Nut spread is available for health food stores. It is rich in good fat monounsaturated fat. Thoroughly stir the contents of the jar before using to incorporate the oil.
Makes 18 servings (serve = 1 ball)