Place almonds in a blender or food processor and finely grind. Place in a mixing bowl.
Heat syrup to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring frequently, for about 10 minutes. Pour the hot syrup over the ground almonds, add the tahini, and thoroughly mix.
Take a heaping tablespoon of the almond mixture in your hands and form it into a tightly packed ball, about the size of a ping pong ball. Repeat until all mixture has been formed into balls.
Yield: 15 almond bites - 3 per person
Per serving - 415 calories, 27 g fat (57% calories from fat), 14 g protein, 33 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 0 mg cholesterol, 83 mg sodium