Healthy Chocolate Energy Bites

Chocolate is perhaps the thing that people crave the most, and we all know what it’s like to have a sweet tooth. What if you could have a healthy snack that gives you energy, and satisfies your sweet cravings? This is a great snack for kids where you as a parent control the ingredients. If you don’t have children, make them for yourself. These Chocolate Energy Bites are great snacks, and this dessert recipe is easy for you to make.

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Dark Chocolate and Cherry Energy Bites

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almonds
  • ⅔ cups dried cherries (I like dried tart cherries)
  • ⅔ cup dates
  • pinch of sea salt
  • ¼ cup dark chocolate chips, melted

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Instructions

  1. Add all of the ingredients to the bowl of your food processor and blend until the nuts are well chopped and a thick “dough” starts to form, about 3-5 minutes of processing. If the ingredients are chopped into super small pieces but the dough isn’t coming together, try adding a teaspoon of water at a time (up to a tablespoon or two) to encourage everything to come together.

 

2. When the ingredients are well incorporated, remove the blade from the food processor. Take 1 large tablespoon of the “dough” and roll it into a ball in between your hands. Repeat with remaining dough.

3. Drizzle the top of each ball with melted dark chocolate. I keep the balls in the fridge for up to a month or in the freezer much longer.

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