Nut and date energy balls

Nut and date energy balls Easy Food

Makes about 12

110g pitted dates
100g cashews
Pinch of sea salt
2 tbsp dark chocolate chips

For serving:
Desiccated coconut (optional)

  1. Place the dates in a bowl, cover with warm water and allow to soak for 5-6 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Combine the dates with the remaining ingredients in a food processor. Whizz until a soft dough forms, adding a splash of water (if needed) to combine.
  3. Form the dough into bite-sized balls (or bars). Roll in coconut, if desired. Store in the fridge or freezer.

Per ball: 80kcals, 4.2g fat (1g saturated), 10.4g carbs, 6.9g sugars, 1.6g protein, 1g fibre, 0.021g sodium

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