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Need an extra burst of energy? With coconut, dates and peanut butter, these little bites are handy and a great pick-me-up.

This recipe is part of our Chocolate Meets Peanut Butter recipe collection.

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup dry oatmeal (can use quick oats or whole oats)
3/4 cup unsweetened flaked coconut, toasted
1 cup Medjool dates, seeded and chopped
1/2 cup Smart Balance® Natural Dark Chocolate Creamy Peanut Butter Spread
(creamy or chunky)
1/4 cup raw shelled hemp seeds
1/4 cup ground golden flaxseed
1/3 cup raw honey (can use real maple syrup)
2 tbsp coconut oil, melted
1 tsp vanilla extract
dash sea salt
*Optional: 1/2 cup mini dark chocolate chips

Recipe Steps

Toast coconut in a sauté pan on med-high heat, until lightly golden stirring often.

Place coconut and all other ingredients into the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until all ingredients are well incorporated.

Roll into balls and place in an airtight container.

Chill and store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

Makes 30 servings. 1 ball per serving.

 

Nutrition Per Serving:
Calories 96 cal
Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Trans Fatty Acid 0 g
Poly Fat 0 g
Mono Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 7 mg
Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Protein 2 g