Gingerbread Chocolate Chip Energy Bites (Nut Free)
Gingerbread chocolate chip energy bites are a healthier way to get your holiday sweets fix. These are completely coconut, seed and nut-free energy balls.
- 10 medjool dates pitted
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- 1 tablespoon molasses
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
- ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- ¾ cup rolled oats
- ¼ cup mini chocolate chips
In a large bowl, cover the dates with boiling water and allow to sit for 10 minutes.
Remove dates from water, shaking off excess, and place in a food processor fitted with a steel blade.
To the food processor add the maple syrup, molasses, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and ½ cup of rolled oats.
Process until smooth, scraping down sides and adding the remaining ¼ cup of rolled oats and the chocolate chips. Pulse until mixed in.
Put the food processor in the fridge for at least 10 minutes before rolling into 1 tablespoon sized ball
Store in the fridge for up to one week or the freezer for up to 3 months.
Serving: 1energy bite | Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g