Date Square Energy Bites

This recipe for energy bites is easy to make and uses only a handful of ingredients! The end result tastes like a date square but is much easier to make and uses no refined sugar. It is also nut free, gluten free and vegan making it a great go-to snack for everyone!

date square energy bites

Date Square Energy Bites

Herbs and Flour
This recipe for energy bites is easy to make and uses only a handful of ingredients!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Healthy Snacks
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 118 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup dates
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup quick oats (make sure they are gluten free if you are intolerant)
  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup (optional)
  • 1/4 cup white chocolate chips (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Place the dates and water in a saucepan and simmer on medium heat for about 4 minutes or until most of the water is absorbed and dates are softened. Transfer the dates to a food processor and pulse to create a puree.
  • Mix the date puree with the other ingredients in a bowl. Use a cookie scoop or tablespoon to portion out mixture and roll each portion between your palms to create a ball.

Nutrition

Calories: 118kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 4gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 6mgPotassium: 100mgFiber: 1gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 35IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 29mgIron: 1mg
Keyword dates, energy bites, healthy snack, oats
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