The winter holidays are a time for friends, family, and FOOD.
Lots and lots of food.
I have made the below recipe multiple times and it’s always delicious!
Added bonus: it contains dates, which is a fruit high in fiber.
No-Bake Energy Bites
10-12 Dates (pitted)
1/2 cup smooth unsweetened peanut butter or any other nut butter
3 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder
Peppermint pieces or chocolate peppermint bark broken into small pieces
Cacao nibs or chocolate chips
1. WASH YOUR HANDS :)
2. Place all of the ingredients (minus the toppings) in a food processor or blender.
3. Carefully take the "dough" and form into small balls. (Be mindful of the blade in your food processor or blender! I remove the blade from my food processor for this step to avoid any injuries.)
4. Add your toppings and place on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
5. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour prior to eating.
Store these in the refrigerator for about 3-5 days for a yummy grab-and-go snack. Store them in the freezer for about 1-2 months.
Let me know what you think!! Do you have any creative toppings you would use?
Until next time,