Dark Chocolate and Cherry No-Bake Energy Bites
 
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Serves: 20
Ingredients
  • 1 cup (packed) Medjool dates, pitted (about 14-16 dates)
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ cup smooth almond butter
  • ½ cup dried cherries
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • pinch of salt
Instructions
  1. Place pitted dates in warm water for 10 minutes. Drain completely. If you need to, squeeze the dates to remove as much liquid as possible.
  2. Place dates in the food processor and pulse a few times.
  3. Add the unsweetened cocoa powder, almond butter, dried cherries, vanilla extract, and chocolate chips. Pulse until all of the ingredients are blended together and forms a thick batter. If the batters crumbly and not coming together then add in 1-2 tablespoons of water.
  4. Place the batter into a bowl, cover, and refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
  5. Roll batter into 20 balls and then refrigerate overnight.
  6. Enjoy!
Notes
sugar: 15


Make-ahead tips


These energy bites can and should be made completely ahead of time. Store in the refrigerator up to 7 days and freeze up to 3 months.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 energy bite Calories: 116 Fat: 5 Saturated fat: 1 Carbohydrates: 19 Fiber: 2 Protein: 2
Recipe by Organize Yourself Skinny at https://www.organizeyourselfskinny.com/dark-chocolate-cherry-no-bake-energy-bites/