These tasty protein packed energy balls taste like a tasty dessert but are sweetened naturally with dates and have 4.4 grams of protein each.
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Protein Energy Balls

These tasty protein packed energy balls taste like a tasty dessert but are sweetened naturally with dates and have 6 grams of protein each.
Course Snacks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 9
Calories 185kcal
Author Christy

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pecan halves, lightly toasted
  • 10 medjool dates, pit removed
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 4 Tbsp. plain whey protein powder
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened desiccated shredded coconut
  • 2 Tbsp. mini chocolate chips (optional)

Instructions

  • Put toasted pecans in food processor and pulse until they are lightly crushed. Add dates, coconut oil, protein powder, and water and pulse several times.
  • Add mini chocolate chips and stir in with a rubber spatula or spoon.
  • Roll into 1" balls using your hands. Roll each ball in coconut and place on a tray or plate. Refrigerate for at least one hour before eating. Keep in refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 20mg | Potassium: 249mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 0.5mg