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Almond Joy Energy Balls

Chocolate, coconut, and almond come together to create a delicious and nutritious bite-sized snack! If you love Almond Joy candy bars, you will love these healthy little energy bites!

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keywords healthy, vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 166 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons flaxseed meal
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup creamy almond butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons chopped almonds
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine the oats, coconut, cocoa powder, flaxseed, chia seeds, salt, almond butter, honey, and vanilla. Mix on low with the beater blade until well combined. Stop and scrape the sides of the bowl if necessary.

  2. Stir in the almonds and chocolate chips.

  3. Roll the mixture into small balls, about 1 to 2 tablespoons per ball. Place in an airtight container and keep refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

Recipe Notes

If you don't have a stand mixer, you can mix by hand. SIf you want to boost the protein, you can add 1 tablespoon of your favorite chocolate protein powder.