Caramel Coconut Energy Bites
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Caramel Coconut Energy Bites

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Pitted Natural Delights Medjool Dates (~8 or 9 Dates depending on size)
  • 1 Cup Smooth Almond Butter
  • 1 Cup Unsweetened Coconut + More for Rolling
  • 1 Scoop Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 2 Tablespoons Maple Syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons Chia Seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons Hemp Seeds
  • ¼ Cup Dark Chocolate Chips

Preparation

  1. In a skillet over medium-low heat, heat the coconut flakes until toasted and golden brown. Stir frequently to prevent from burning. Remove from the heat and allow to cool.
  2. In a food processor, pulse the dates until they are finely chopped and begin to form a paste.
  3. Add the almond butter, coconut, seeds, protein powder, maple syrup and chocolate chips. Pulse until all ingredients are combined.
  4. Roll the mixture into balls (I used a cookie dough scoop to measure out ~2 Tablespoons per ball). Roll in toasted coconut, gently pressing so it sticks.
  5. Drizzle with additional melted chocolate if desired. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.