Energy balls are great as a snack because they tend to be packed with calorie-dense ingredients such as a nut butter or fruit-based binder.
In this recipe, we will be using fresh dates which is a natural sweetener that is packed with antioxidants and high in fiber. (1.)
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- 2 cups almonds
- 1 cup finely shredded unsweetened coconut
- 1 cups fresh dates dates, pitted
- 4 oz chopped fresh ripe peach
- 1 tbsp honey
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- For coating:
- ¼ cup finely chopped almonds
- Add all the ingredients to a food processor and pulse until you get a soft dough.
- Roll the dough into 40 balls (about 1 tablespoon each).
- Roll in chopped almonds.
- Keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Made the Peach Pie Energy Balls yesterday and even though I didn’t follow the recipe ( not looking carefully enough) they turned out great. My hubby said to hid them after eating two because they were so good he could eat all of them. Thanks!