Christmas Chocolate Bites. Is it too early?

Chocolate bites for Christmas in August? It seems like a misunderstanding, but it isn’t. These bites are worth to be mentioned in this time of the year.

As I’m still feeling a little tired for getting my life back on track, I have been looking for healthy but energy booster snacks.

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I found this recipe visiting Sally’s blog and I set the wheels in motion…

Little bites of heaven!

They are only sweetened by dates (no sugar added!) and peanuts give their thickness.

I thought these would be great for Christmas time (or any other holiday) because they’re not only delicious but also beautiful!

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Raw Chocolate Energy Bites: around 20 bites

Version adapted from Sally’s Baking Addiction

  • 140g peanuts (I used salted)
  • 100g seeded dates (about 14)
  • 20g unsweetened cacao powder
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Cut the dates in small pieces.
  • Put all the ingredients in the food processor (or blender) and blend for about 5 minutes, scrapping the sides as many times needed to get the ingredients near the blades.
  • Form balls with 1 tablespoon of mixture by pressing it with your hands to make the dough more compact.

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If you want, you can roll the bites in cacao powder. However, in my experience, after a few minutes of rolling the bites, the oil from the balls dampened the cacao powder.

Serving: 1 bite

Calories: 61

Total Fat: 3.6g

Carbohydrates: 6.5g

Proteins: 2.0g

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5 thoughts on “Christmas Chocolate Bites. Is it too early?

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