Raw Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

  Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Balls   Energy Balls. Bliss Balls. Truffles. Whatever name you give to those deliciously tiny balls of goodness, these raw chocolate peanut butter balls will knock your socks off. In a good way of course.

These are hands down my favourite combination of snack ball, they are perfect for when you’re searching around for a sneaky hit of chocolate or raiding the cupboard with a spoon in search of the peanut butter (please tell me I’m not the only one that does this). The only difference with these is that you’re getting a big hit of nutrients along with it. You don’t even need any fancy appliances to make them up, just chuck everything in a bowl and mix! Super quick and super easy!

I love to make up a batch and keep them in a glass jar in the fridge. They compliment cups of tea, make a delicious after-dinner treat and even a perfect midnight snack for any ravenous breast-feeding mamas. Enjoy!

Raw Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

Yields 24
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Ingredients
  1. 1/2 cup tahini
  2. 3/4 organic natural peanut butter (no salt or sugar added)
  3. 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  4. 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  5. 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  6. 1/4 cup chia seeds
  7. 1 cup desiccated coconut
  8. 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  9. 1/4 cup pepitas
  10. 1/2 cup good quality dark choc-chips (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl combine tahini, peanut butter, maple syrup and cocoa powder. Whisk until combined
  2. In another bowl combine 1/2 cup of coconut plus the remaining ingredients and stir to combine. Add to wet ingredients and mix well
  3. Use your hand to form into balls and roll in the remaining coconut
  4. Place on plate or in a container and place in fridge for at least an hour to set
  5. Store in fridge in a sealed container for up to a week
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