German Chocolate Bites

Healthy chocolate bites sweetened with dates and covered in shredded coconut.

Eating Style: Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Paleo, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Sugar-free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Prep Time:

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pitted dates (soaked in water for 1 hour, then drained)
  • 1 cup raw pecans, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup almond or pecan butter
  • 1/8 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • water

Instructions

  1. In a food processor, pulse the dates, pecans, vanilla, salt, cocoa powder, and almond butter. Add water (1/4 cup at a time) until the dough come together and forms a ball.
  2. Lay out coconut on a plate and place a piece of wax paper on another plate. Take a tablespoon (or 2 for bigger balls) of dough with your clean hands and roll it in the coconut. Transfer to wax paper and repeat with the rest of the dough.
  3. Stick in the fridge for at least an hour and then enjoy! Keep in a plastic container in the fridge for up to five days.

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Nutrition Information Per Serving

  • Calories: 153
  • Calories from Fat: 98
  • Total Fat: 10.8
  • Saturated Fat: 2.8 g
  • Sodium: 99 mg
  • Carbs: 14.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Net Carbs: 10.5 g
  • Sugars: 10.4 g
  • Protein: 2.4 g