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Snowball Coconut Date Energy Bites
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"Snowball" Coconut Date Energy Bites

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 12 -15 bites
Calories: 86kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Medjool dates pitted
  • ½ cup shredded coconut divided
  • ½ cup walnuts or other nut/seed of choice
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • In a small microwave proof bowl/cup, melt coconut oil ( approx 20 seconds)
  • In a food processor ( or blender) , pulse the dates to create a thick paste. Add walnuts, 1/4 cup shredded coconut, melted coconut oil and vanilla extract. Pulse again to incorporate and create a paste/uniform batter. Transfer paste/batter to a medium bowl.
  • Place remaining shredded coconut (1/4 cup) in a low shallow bowl or plate.
  • Using a spoon, scoop approx. 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons of paste and roll between hands to create a ball. Roll ball in shredded coconut (pressing lightly) until well covered. Place on a clean plate, repeat until all paste/batter has been formed into balls.
  • Refrigerate until firm ( at least 15 minutes) .

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 86kcal | Carbohydrates: 10.2g | Protein: 1.1g | Fat: 5.4g | Saturated Fat: 2.6g | Sodium: 1.2mg | Fiber: 1.6g | Sugar: 7.8g