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Chocolate Coconut Almond Energy Bites

Makes 16 energy bites (depending on size).
Prep Time: 20 minutes.


  • 1-1/2 cup medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 cup raw almonds (plus more for filling)
  • ⅓ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut (plus ¼ cup for rolling)
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 Tbsp water


  1. In a food processor, add dates, almonds, cocoa powder, coconut, coconut oil, and salt. Blend until almonds are in tiny pieces
  2. Add water if needed until mixture is sticky and pliable
  3. Form into 1 Tablespoon-sized balls. Insert almond into the center
  4. Roll in shredded coconut
  5. Keep leftovers in the fridge for up to 2 weeks

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