Maple Almond Energy Bites for the days where you need a healthy on-the-go snack. They are no bake, gluten free, vegan, dairy free, use only natural sugar and packed full of deliciousness.
It’s been awhile since I’ve shared a ‘healthier’ sweet treat on the blog and I thought the best way to come back was with these maple almond energy bites. Or bliss balls, whatever you like to call them.
These use minimal ingredients, are no bake and are refined sugar free, dairy free, gluten free (depending on the oats used) and vegan.
These are perfect on the go snacks, lunchbox fillers or a ‘healthier’ dessert for the nights when you want something sweet.
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Maple Almond Energy Bites
- 1 and 1/2 Cups Pitted Dried Dates (150g)
- 1/2 Cup Water (125ml)
- 1/3 Cup Maple Syrup (113g)
- 1 and 1/2 Cups Rolled Oats (135g)
- 1 Cup Almonds (150g)
- 1/8 tsp Salt
- 1/4 Cup Desiccated Coconut (23g)
- Place the dates and water in a saucepan over a medium heat and simmer until the dates soften and the water is absorbed.
- Place the dates, maple syrup, rolled oats, almonds and salt into a food processor or large blender and blend until combined and smooth.
- Line a tray or large plate with non stick baking paper and roll the mixture into 16-18 balls and place in the freezer for 30 minutes.
- Place the desiccated coconut on a plate and roll the balls in the coconut before placing in the fridge for a further 30 minutes.
- Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.
- They also freeze well for up to 3 months.
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