Crunchy Banana Chocolate Balls

Crunchy Banana Chocolate Balls
 
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Serves: 10
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These are dangerously addictive - crunchy, chewy, sweet and an easy snack! Not to mention it's packed with potassium, energy and protein - perfect for a pre or post work out snack. You are welcome!
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup dried banana chips
  • ½ cup loosely packed pitted dates (i use medjool honey dates)
  • ¼ cup whole roasted cashews
  • ¼ cup quick oats (gluten free if needed)
  • ½ tbsp almond butter/peanut butter
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp mini dark chocolate chips (i use Krisda no sugar added chocolate chips)
Instructions
  1. Put dried banana chips into food processor and pulse to break down into small chunks - approximately 15-30 seconds
  2. Take your banana chunks and set aside in bowl with chocolate chips
  3. Put dates into food processor (if they are not soft, soak in hot water for 5 minutes beforehand) and process until a sticky paste is formed
  4. Add cashews, oats, nut butter, vanilla, salt to the date mixture and process until a chunky dough forms - approximately 1-2 minutes
  5. Add dough to banana chunk and chocolate chip mixture and fold into dough until well mixed
  6. Roll balls out to preferred size and enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 ball Calories: 66 Fat: 3g Saturated fat: 1g Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 10g Sugar: 6g Sodium: 50mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 1g Cholesterol: 0

 

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