▢ Pitted Medjool Dates ▢ Hazelnuts ▢ Dark Chocolate ▢ Vanilla Extract ▢ Coconut Oil
Lay the hazelnuts on a tray. Bake in an oven preheated to 300°F (160°C) for 10 minutes, until fragrant and roasted.
Meanwhile, place dark chocolate and coconut oil in the small mixing and melt in the microwave or in a saucepan.
In the bowl of a food processor, add roasted lukewarm hazelnuts, pitted dates, vanilla extract melted chocolate/coconut oil.
Process for 2-3 minutes. You know it's ready when it forms a sticky batter that comes together.
Refrigerate the dough for 10 minutes in a bowl.
Roll 10 balls, placing a hazelnut in the center of each ball, if desired.
Decorate the energy balls with a drizzle of melted chocolate and extra chopped hazelnuts or serve plain.
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes Makes: 10 Balls Calories: 126 kcal per Ball