Raw Maca Chocolate Energy Balls

Maca is protein dense and has a wonderful caramel, vanilla flavor. Combine with cacao (raw chocolate) make for a super easy and simple snack that is delicious and energizing!

Yield: 
15-20 Balls

Updated: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 8:51pm

Ingredients

  • ½ cup raw almonds
  • ½ cup raw walnuts
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 Tablespoons maca powder
  • 2 Tablespoons raw cacao powder + ¼ cup to dust
  • ¼ cup shredded coconut
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ cup pitted Medjool dates
  • 1 Tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 Tablespoon water + more if necessary

Instructions

  1. Add almonds, walnuts and salt into food processor. Process until a very fine, sand-like consistency is achieved.
  2. Add in 2 Tablespoons raw cacao powder and remaining ingredients. Process again, until mixture begins to thicken and stick together.
  3. Check texture by pinching a bit between your fingers. It should be sticky and able to keep its shape. If mixture is too dry, add 1 Tablespoon more water.
  4. Pour mixture into a mixing bowl. Shape mixture with your hands into golf ball sized balls.
  5. Add ¼ cup raw cacao powder in a shallow bowl. Roll individual balls in powder to coat. Serve immediately. Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week. Enjoy!