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Salted Turtle Energy Bites

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 20
Calories: 101kcal
Author: Organize Yourself Skinny


  • 1- cup Medjool dates about 12, pitted
  • 1/2 cup smooth almond butter
  • 1/2 cup whole pecans
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Rehydrate dates in hot water for about 10 minutes, drain.
  • Add dates, almond butter, pecans, pure vanilla extract, chia seeds, unsweetened cocoa powder, and salt to food processor.
  • Process until a thick batter forms. You might need to scrape the sides a couple times. If the batter does not come together and seems crumbly then add 1 tablespoon of water and process. 1 tablespoon of water should be fine but if you need more then add enough until the batter comes together.
  • Place the batter in the refrigerator for 1 hour or until the batter is firm enough to roll into balls.
  • Roll into 20 balls and refrigerate.


Sugars: 10
Make-ahead Instructions
energy bites can be made completely ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator 5-7 days and frozen up to 3 months.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fiber: 2g