Peanut Butter Mocha Energy Balls

January 11, 2021

Peanut Butter Mocha Energy Balls

Energy balls are such a winner in our world. Not only are they easy to make, they're also a quick and healthy snack that can be taken anywhere.

Energy balls are also a great way to bust a sweet craving while adding some extra nutrients.

Peanut butter? Delicious. Coffee + chocolate? Delicious. All together? Even more delicious. 

Read on for this super easy, delicious and healthy energy hit!

 

Peanut Butter Mocha Energy Balls

Author: Amanda @ www.mindfulavocado.com

 

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup dates pitted
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup strong coffee
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar can substitute with maple syrup or honey
  • 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder + 1 Tablespoon for coating (optional)
  • 1 Tablespoon chia seeds

Instructions:

  • Place pitted dates in the food processor and pulse until in small pieces
  • Add remaining ingredients and pulse until a sticky wet-dough like consistency
  • Put in fridge for 20 minutes to set
  • Remove from fridge and roll into balls 3/4 inch in diameter. Should yield about 16 balls
  • Pour 1 Tablespoon of cocoa powder on plate and roll energy bites in cocoa
  • Store leftovers in the fridge. They should keep for a week!



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