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Dark Chocolate and Cherry Energy Bites

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Vegan, paleo, and gluten-free energy bites that taste just like brownie batter!

Ingredients

  • ¾ cups Raw Almonds
  • ½ cups Raw Cashews
  • ⅓ cups Dark Unsweetened Cocoa Powder, Plus More For Rolling If Desired
  • ⅛ teaspoons Kosher Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 8 whole Pitted Medjool Dates, Chopped And Soaked In Hot Water For 15 Minutes
  • ⅓ cups Dried Cherries
  • 2 Tablespoons Water

Preparation

Add almonds, cashews, cocoa powder, salt, and vanilla to a high speed blender or food processor. Blend everything together until it is finally ground.

Blend dates, cherries, and water into nut mixture in several batches, scraping down sides of blender after each batch.

Once the mixture comes together and resembles thick brownie batter, scoop 1 tablespoon of mixture out and roll it into a ball with wet hands. Roll the energy bites in dark cocoa powder if desired.

Store energy bites in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freezer.

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Debbie C on 2.24.2015

Pinned it….thanks for a yummy new treat!!

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