Remove the stones from the dates and cut the tough stalk ends from the figs. Chop the dried fruit roughly and then whizz until almost smooth in the food processor.Add the orange zest, orange-flower water or rosewater, honey and cinnamon and briefly whizz again until just combined. Tip into the bowl with the chopped nuts and mix until thoroughly combined.Using your hands, roll the mixture into cherry-sized balls and place on a lined baking tray. Cover and chill until firm.Just before serving, lightly dust the balls in cocoa, if desired.
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