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Natural Energy Bites



24 piece(s)


  • 75 g cold pressed, coconut oil, could sub for butter if necessary
  • 120 g almonds, unsalted and roasted
  • 80 g Cashews, unsalted and roasted
  • 220 g pitted dates, medjool best
  • 30 g dried cranberries, could sub for dates or apricots
  • 20 g cacao powder, raw, could sub for cocoa
  • 60 g dessicated coconut
  • 1 pinches Himalayan salt
  • 18 g Pure Maple Syrup
  • 200 g 72% dark chocolate, for the chocolate layer topping
  • 1 tablespoons cold pressed, coconut oil, for the chocolate layer topping
  • 6
    3h 35min
    Preparation 20min
  • 7
  • 8
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      TM 31

Recipe's preparation

  1. Line a rectangular baking tin (26 x 16 cm) with baking paper and set aside.
  2. Place almonds and cashews into mixing bowl and chop 8 sec/speed 7. Transfer into a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Place dates, cranberries, coconut, cacao powder, salt and syrup into mixing bowl and chop 30 sec/speed 7. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula.
  4. Add reserved nut mixture and coconut oil and mix 20 sec/speed 5.
  5. Transfer mixture into prepared tin and press down evenly. Place into refrigerator until firm (approx. 2 hours).
  7. Place chocolate into mixing bowl and grate 5 sec/speed 8. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula.
  8. Add coconut oil and melt 2 min 30 sec/50°C/speed 2, or until oil and chocolate are melted.
  9. Pour chocolate mixture over base and set aside to cool. Place into refrigerator for approx 1 hour or until set.
  10. Remove from tin and cut into squares. Store in a sealable container and place into refrigerator until ready to serve. Also freezes well.

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You can sub for what nuts or dried fruit you have at home. Keeps nuts and nut flours fresh by storing in the fridge.

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