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Apricot Protein Balls

Course Snack
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 Balls
Calories 151 kcal
Author One Clever Chef

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Melt the coconut oil in a small saucepan over low heat.
  2. Blend the cashews, dates, apricots, almond butter and protein powder in a food processor.
  3. Remove the coconut oil from heat and let it cool down for a few minutes.
  4. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl and mix in the water, coconut oil and salt.
  5. Roll the mixture into small, bite size balls (about an inch wide).
  6. Pour some unsweetened shredded coconut into a large plate and roll the balls into it.

Recipe Notes

* I used 1 cup and kept the remaining coconut for another recipe.

**You may replace whey protein powder with plant-based protein powder for a vegan version. When doing so, you should gradually add some warm water until the dough is consistent enough to be shaped into balls, as this type of powder will soak much more moisture than regular whey.

Nutrition Facts
Apricot Protein Balls
Amount Per Serving (1 Ball)
Calories 151 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 110mg5%
Potassium 222mg6%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 195IU4%
Calcium 46mg5%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.