200g soft dates
90g chopped nuts of your choice
1 tbsp nut butter (such as almond or cashew butter)
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 tbsp cocoa for baking
2-3 tbsp desiccated coconut for the coating
1. Blitz all the ingredients apart from the coconut in a mixer or food processor on the highest setting until you have a slightly sticky, malleable mixture.
2. Shape the mixture into small balls, and then roll them in the desiccated coconut. And there you have it – your little energy balls are ready to enjoy!
3. They’ll keep for around a week when stored in an airtight container in the fridge. You can also freeze them for up to four weeks.