Salted Caramel Energy Bites

Salted chewy caramels are my guilty pleasure. So, I needed a "healthified" stand-in and created these Salted Caramel Energy Bites.

The star ingredient is medjool dates, which gives these bites a sweet flavor and sticky texture. The cashews provide crunch and heart-healthy fat. The recipe takes only 5 minutes to make. If you keep all four of these ingredients on hand, you can whip up these energy bites as a quick and easy snack or dessert in no time! 

These will keep in a freezer for up to three months. Place them on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet. Freeze for an hour and then transfer them into an airtight glass container.

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Salted Caramel Energy Bites

Ingredients

  • 1-12 cup cashews, raw and unsalted
  • 1 cup Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 18 tsp sea salt

Make it Like So

  1. Place cashews in a high-speed blender or food processor and mix on high for about one minute until you've created a fine meal.
  2. Next, add in dates, vanilla, and sea salt and blend on high for two minutes or until the ingredients form a dough-like consistency. The dough should be similar to raw cookie dough. If too dry, add water by the teaspoon.
  3. Using a tablespoon, scoop out a heaping spoonful of dough and roll between your hands to create the balls.
  4. Place them on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet or plate and freeze for an hour. For storage, transfer them into a airtight glass container and freeze.


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