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Cacao Energy Balls

Published: 12/04/2022

Prep: 15 Mins

Cook: 0 Mins

Makes 12


103 Kcal

8g Carbs

8g Fats

3g Protein


8 Medjool dates, pitted

100g ground almonds

2 tbsp. ground flaxseeds

2 tbsp. chia seeds

2 tbsp. sunflower seeds

2 tbsp. cacao nibs

4 tbsp. desiccated coconut, unsweetened


  1. Place the dates into a bowl and cover with boiling water. Set aside to soften for 5 minutes, then drain and place in a food processor with 2 tablespoons of the warm water. Blitz to a smooth puree.

2. Transfer the date puree into a bowl and add all the remaining ingredients, except the desiccated coconut. Mix until well combined.

3. Using wet hands, roll the mixture into 12 walnut-sized balls. Next roll the balls in the desiccated coconut to coat each ball.

4. Store in an airtight container for up to 4 days.