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chocolate date energy balls

Chocolate Date Energy Dalls

These Chocolate Date Energy Balls are sweet, decadent, and healthy energy booster. Easily made in just minutes, they are the perfect guilt-free on-the-go breakfast, snack, or even dessert.

Course Dessert, Snack
Keyword Energy Balls
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 14


  • 1 cup walnuts (110 gr)
  • 1 cup medjool dates pitted (170 gr)
  • 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut (50 gr)
  • 1/4 tsp salt for taste
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • cocoa powder for coating (optional)
  • shredded unsweetened coconut for coating (optional)


  1. Process walnuts in food processor until well-chopped and crumbly. Do not over-process.

  2. Add dates, shredded coconut, salt, vanilla extract, coconut oil, and cocoa powder into the food processor. Process until everything is broken down and crumbly, but still sticks together when pressed with fingers.

  3. Scoop a tablespoon of dough and roll to form balls.

  4. Coat each balls with cocoa powder or shredded coconut. (optional)

  5. Place the balls in the fridge or freezer for at least 30 minutes to set before serving.