Cacao Peanut Butter Balls

Cacao Peanut Butter Balls
Serves 24
These bites are high in natural protein and the only sugar is natural honey – ideal as a low GI snack or for athletes needing pre, during or post workout fuel.
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
10 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
10 min
  1. 1 can chickpeas (390g, well-­‐rinsed & patted dry)
  2. 165g natural peanut butter (Mother Earth NZ)
  3. 80g clover blend honey
  4. 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  5. 1 teaspoon baking powder
  6. Pinch of salt
  7. 60g desiccated coconut
  8. 15g dark cocoa
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C
  2. Process chickpeas in food processor or until smooth
  3. Combine peanut butter, honey, vanilla extract, baking powder and salt with the chickpeas, process until they've combined and very smooth.
  4. Premix the desiccated coconut and dark cocoa, then add to the mixture and mix in well.
  5. With wet hands, form into 3 - 4cm balls. Place onto baking tray, lined with baking paper.
  6. Bake for approximately 10 minutes, until a slight browning occurs.
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