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Chocolate Truffle Energy Bites

  • Author: Sara Haas


Cashews, dates and oats provide energy – add cocoa and you’ve got a delicious Chocolate Truffle Energy Bite


  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 5 pitted dried dates
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats


  1. Place the cashews, dates and salt in the bowl of a food processor and blend for about 4 minutes or until has the appearance of wet sand. Scrape down the sides of the bowl then add the cocoa powder and maple syrup and blend for 1 minute. Add the chia seeds and oats and blend one minute more.
  2. Shape mixture into 18 equal-sized balls. Roll in optional mix-ins and enjoy. Can be stored in a zip-top bag in the refrigerator for 3-5 days.


  • Optional Mix-Ins: cocoa powder, flaked coconut, dehydrated, crushed fruit, chia seeds, matcha powder, peanut powder


  • Serving Size: 18
  • Calories: 80
  • Sugar: 6
  • Sodium: 35
  • Fat: 4
  • Saturated Fat: 1
  • Unsaturated Fat: 3
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 11
  • Protein: 2
  • Cholesterol: 0

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