Date And Nut Energy Bites Recipe
Date And Nut Energy Bites is a very simple, yet super delicious and healthy recipe. They are easy to make with minimum ingredients and make for a great alternative to packaged snacks. The sweet taste of dates, and the crunch of nuts perfectly come together to make this a super tasty snack.
Have the Date And Nut Energy Bites when you are craving something sweet without feeling any guilt at all.
Other similar recipes that you can try are:
- 2 cups Badam (Almond) , toasted and pulsed to crumbs
- 2 cups Cashew nuts , toasted and pulsed to crumbs
- 2 cups Cranberries , or raisins
- 2 cups Dates , pitted
- 1 teaspoon Ghee
- 1/2 cup Poppy seeds , toasted
How to make Date And Nut Energy Bites Recipe
To begin the preparation of Date And Nut Energy Bites, first microwave or dry roast the nuts and poppy seeds separately and set aside.
If the cranberries/raisins and dates are dry, sprinkle a few drops of water and warm them in a micorwave for just a minute or two to moisten them.
Place the cashews and almonds in a food processor and pulse it for a few seconds. Set aside.
Place the cranberries/raisins and dates in a food processor. Crush it down to a paste. In a large pan, add the nuts and toast them lightly for a minute, on medium heat.
Pour the date-cranberry paste. Stir them all gently to combine. This will take a few minutes. Once a uniform mixture is formed, add a spoon of ghee and stir it into the mixture. Turn off the heat and let it cool.
Grease your hands and make two or three cylinders/rolls. On a wax/parchment paper, sprinkle toasted poppy seeds. Roll the dry fruit cylinders on the seeds to coat. Wrap the cylinders in wax paper and freeze for an hour.
Unwrap and cut the roll into discs. Store in an airtight container. The rolls will stay fresh for about three weeks. Refrigerate for the best taste.
Serve the Date And Nut Energy Bites as a delicious snack.
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