Date and Almond Energy Balls Recipe
Date and Almond Balls Recipe is a kid-friendly snack made from dates, almonds and coated with crushed chocolate chips. These sweet date balls not only taste delicious but looks appetizing as well. With no cooking or baking involved these Date and Almond Balls are easy to prepare and can be stored in the fridge. Pack Date and Almond Balls for the school snack box or carry them for their after school activities.
- 1 cup Badam (Almond)
- 15 Dates , roughly chopped
- 1/2 cup Chocolate chips , grind into coarse powder
- 2/3 cup Cocoa Powder
- 1 tablespoon Honey
- Butter , as required
How to make Date and Almond Energy Balls Recipe
Add the pitted soft dates, honey, water, cocoa powder into this. Blend once again until you get a sticky dough like mixture. Transfer the date almond mixture into a large mixing bowl and set aside.
To bind the date almond balls the mixture should come together easily, if it does not, the you can drizzle some oil or add butter just enough to bind the mixture. Take a tablespoon portion of the mixture and them shape it into round balls in between your palms.
Spread the chocolate chip powder in a plate. Roll the almond balls in the chocolate chip powder, to coat it well so its gets a crispy outer crust. Similarly prepare the remaining Date and Almond Balls.
Refrigerate the Date and Almond Balls in an airtight container.
Serve the Date and Almond Balls as an after school snack or even pack these into the kids lunch boxes.
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