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Cranberry Chocolate Chip Date Energy Bites
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Cranberry Chocolate Chip Date Energy Bites

These Cranberry Chocolate Chip Date Energy Bites are a super easy, quick way to enjoy a healthy snack. Best way to satisfy our taste buds without the unhealthy sugars and additives. These bites are an awesome option for boosting energy, increasing fiber in take, and a great source of healthy nutrients. The perfect sweet treat for breakfast or a snack in between your meals. Completely Vegan.
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Snack
Keyword chocolate chip, cranberry, dairy-free, dates, healthy, sweets, vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chill Time: 30 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author Shanika | Orchids + Sweet Tea

Ingredients

  • 2 cups organic Rolled Oats (GF version, of preferred)
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp ground flaxseed
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips (Dairy-free if preferred)

Instructions

  • Combine the dates, maple, chia seeds, and flax seeds into a food processor and pulse until smooth and well combined. NOTE: If too thick, add more maple syrup, 1 Tbsp at a time until consistency is met.
  • Transfer the mixture to a large bowl along with the rolled oats, sea salt, walnuts, dried cranberries, and chocolate chips. Immediately, add mixture in bowl to the refrigerator (covered) and chill for 30 minutes.
  • Once chilled, scoop 1 1/2 Tbsps of mixture and using both hands---roll into a small ball. Repeat until all mixture is made. NOTE: Be sure to add energy bites to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper to ensure that they remain perfectly shaped.
  • Now, refrigerate rolled bites again for 5 minutes or so!
  • Remove from refrigerator and enjoy!

Notes

STORAGE: Can be kept refrigerated (covered) for up 2 weeks.