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A Ball of Energy

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Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: A Ball of Energy Snack
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 218kcal


  • 1/2 cup almonds, sliced
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 9 large dates, pitted
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract


  • Add nuts and dates to a high-powered blender and blend until chopped and well mixed. Add remaining ingredients and blend again until mixture begins to hold together.
  • Shape into balls of desired size. If mixture is too mushy to mold, place in the refrigerator and allow to chill first.
  • Refrigerate shaped balls for at least one hour before serving.
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Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 25g

Natalie Monson

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