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Easy Chocolate and Coconut Butter Energy Balls -

Easy Chocolate and Coconut Butter Energy Balls

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  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 energy balls 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Counter Top
  • Cuisine: American


Easy to make and incredibly healthy, these energy bites taste like a little bite of gooey brownie dough and can be rolled in either matcha, coconut, cocoa or maca powder!


  • 5 medjool dates (pitted)
  • 2 Tablespoons almond butter (I used Justin’s Maple Almond Butter)
  • 1 Tablespoon + 1 Teaspoon coconut butter
  • 34 Teaspoons almond milk
  • 1 Tablespoon pure cocoa powder
  • 1 Teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1 Teaspoon maca powder
  • 2 Teaspoons ground flax meal
  • 1/41/2 cup ground walnuts or almond meal (I used 1/4 cup)
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips (with or without diary – optional)
  • Powders to roll energy balls in:
  • matcha powder
  • coconut
  • maca powder


  1. Add dates, almond butter, coconut butter and almond milk to food process and process for a minute or two, until everything is a peanut-butter consistency.
  2. Add chia seeds, maca powder, cocoa powder and flax.
  3. Process again until everything is mixed well.
  4. Remove from food processor and scoop in medium mixing bowl.
  5. Add walnuts to food processor and blend until they are in the form of a meal.
  6. Pour walnuts or almond meal into mixing bowl and use spoon to combine.
  7. Take small ice cream scoop and scoop about 1 Tablespoon at a time into your hand and then roll in either matcha powder, maca powder, coconut or cocoa powder.
  8. Let sit in fridge for 20 minutes to let set.