Rich, soft and melt-in-your-mouth delightful, these little balls of happiness make high tea a happier affair. Not only do they taste divine, they also pack a neat little protein punch.
Process the pitted dates in a food processor until they form a sticky paste.
Add the peanut butter, chia seeds and salt, followed by the coconut flour, and process until the mixture is smooth and well combined. The mixture will be slightly sticky.
Transfer the mixture to a bowl and freeze, uncovered, for about 10 minutes (this will make it easier to shape).
Using a teaspoon, scoop the chilled mixture and shape into small balls, then place on a lined tray and place back in the freezer for 10 minutes, until firm.
Meanwhile, melt chocolate (see instructions below) and add the coconut oil, stirring until smooth and glossy. Allow to cool slightly before coating.
Remove balls from the freezer and coat each one with the melted chocolate before placing on the tray lined with baking paper.
Chill in the refrigerator for half an hour, or until the chocolate coating is set.
To melt chocolate::
Place the roughly chopped Well Naturally No Sugar Added Dark Chocolate into a dry, heatproof glass bowl or a stainless steel bowl.
Place the bowl over a saucepan filled to about a third with water.
Heat the saucepan on a saucepan on a stove top on low heat until the water starts to simmer.
Stir the chocolate continuously with a metal spoon until it is completely melted and the desired texture is obtained.
Nutritional analysis per serving (20 servings)
Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.
This recipe was provided by Well Naturally.
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