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chocolate energy balls
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Chocolate Date Energy Balls

Vegan, paleo and whole30 approved chocolate date energy balls, made with few clean ingredients!
Prep Time28 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time33 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate, Energy Balls
Servings: 20 balls
Author: Silvia


  • food processor


  • 1 cup medjool dates, pitted
  • ½ cup creamy almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoon cacao powder
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • Maldon salt


  • Add first six ingredients to a food processor and pulse until mixture is well blended
  • Using your tablespoon measurer start to form balls, rolling between your hands until mixture sticks into a ball shape
  • Transfer chocolate balls to the fridge for at least half hour. Alternatively you can place it in the freeze for 10 minutes
  • Meanwhile, melt chocolate chips either in the microwave or double boiler
  • To coat the chocolate balls with melted chocolate you can either dip the chocolate balls into the melted chocolate or you can drizzle melted chocolate over the balls to coat.
  • Add a pinch of Maldon sea salt on top of each chocolate ball and bring back to the fridge to set.
  • Keep chocolate balls in air tight container