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orange chocolate energy balls

Orange Chocolate Energy Balls

Easy, simple, and quick energy bites that are super fudgy and laced with hints of orange zest and almond butter.

Course Snack
Keyword chocolate orange energy balls, healthy snacks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 balls
Author Taavi Moore

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup raw walnuts
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 1-2 tbsp maple syrup*
  • 1-2 tsp water
  • 1 tbsp cacao nibs
  • (Optional): 1 scoop vegan chocolate protein powder

Instructions

  1. In a food processor, blend together oats and walnuts (and protein powder, if added) until it resembles a flour. Add in cocoa powder, orange zest, almond butter, coconut oil, and maple syrup. Add 1-2 tsp water until the dough starts to come together. Add cacao nibs and pulse a few more times to combine.

  2. Taking 1 heaping tbsp of dough at a time, roll into balls. Store in the fridge in an airtight container.

Recipe Notes

*Add maple syrup to your preferred sweetness or feel free to substitute with 1-2 pitted, medjool dates.