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Energy Balls- Cashew Cookie recipe


  • Author: rowdyrousculps
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: none
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x

Description

Energy balls are the perfect solution for a quick snack. You can make this recipe in balls or shape them into a bar shape.


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Ingredients

  • 2 TBSP water
  • 1 c. pitted dates
  • 1/4 c. peanut butter
  • 1 c. raw cashews

Instructions

  1. Combine water, dates, peanut butter, and cashews in a food processor. Puree until it becomes a thick mixture. Add a little bit more water if necessary.
  2. For Balls- Remove mixture from the food processor with a rubber spatula and place in a medium sized bowl. Roll mixture into 2 tbsp sized balls and place in a container that will go in the fridge. This makes 12 of this size.
  3. For Bars- Remove mixture with a rubber spatula and place on a wooden cutting board or on some wax/parchment paper. Form date mixture into a square or rectangle shape. Use the rubber spatula to help form into this shape, or you can use a knife. Slice into squares depending how big of a bar you want. Place bars in a container that will go in the fridge. This mixture makes 9 thin, or 5 thick bars.
  4. Keep energy balls/bars in the fridge for best results.

Notes

  • Dates stay fresh for up to 6 months in a sealed container in a fridge.
  • This recipe usually makes enough for 1-2 people. If you need to make enough for several people, double/triple this recipe amount.
  • Category: Snacks

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 104
  • Sugar: 2.2g
  • Sodium: 8.7mg
  • Fat: 7.8g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.4g
  • Protein: 3.1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: Energy Balls