This vegan chocolate almond energy ball recipe comes together in less than 10 minutes, with just 5 simple ingredients. Great on-the-go snack!
1/2 cup nuts e.g. cashews, almonds
1 cup dates pitted
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 cup almond flour
2 teaspoons coconut milk OR coconut oil
1/8 teaspoon sea salt (optional)
1/4 cup almond flour or almond meal (for coating)
Add nuts to food processor and pulse quickly. They should be broken up into smaller bits and pieces, but not pulverized. Empty into a small bowl and set aside.
Add dates to the food processor and blend until they become smooth and stick together in a large mass. Empty the date paste into a large bowl.
Add cocoa powder to the date paste and use your hands to work it in. Add coconut milk and continue mixing. Lastly, add nuts, almond flour and sea salt and continue kneading until combined.
Roll the cocoa-date-nut mixture into small balls about 2.5cm in diameter. Then roll each in the almond meal and set aside.
Enjoy immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 10 days.