Bite-sized Peanut Butter Chocolate Energy Bites. 4 ingredients, grain free, dairy free, naturally sweetened & vegan - satisfy your chocolate & peanut butter cravings with this delicious snack!
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Energy Bites

Bite-sized Peanut Butter Chocolate Energy Bites. 4 ingredients, grain free, dairy free, naturally sweetened & vegan - satisfy your chocolate & peanut butter cravings with this delicious snack!
Course Snack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12 -14 energy bites
Calories 46kcal
Author Fiona Dowling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pitted medjool dates*
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter , if using natural peanut butter stir well before measuring
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, plus 1 extra tablespoon if neeeded
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon honey or brown rice syrup , optional

Instructions

  • Process the dates the dates in the food processor until they're pulsed into small pieces. Add the peanut butter, 3 tablespoons of the cocoa powder & chopped peanuts and process until will mixed. Taste the mixture. If you like a richer chocolate flavor, add the remaining 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder. If you like it sweeter, add the honey or brown rice syrup. Process again until well combined.
  • Turn off the food processor. Form the mixture into round balls about 3/4 to 1 inch in diameter. You should end up with about 12-14 total. Place on a cookie sheet and allow harden in the fridge or freezer for about 15 minutes.

Notes

*Dates should be soft. If not, let them soak in lukewarm water for 10-15 minutes and then pat dry so no additional moisture is added.

Nutrition

Calories: 46kcal