8 Minute Meals: Chocolate covered peanut butter bites

(WTNH)- April Godfrey makes an easy energy-filled snack.

Chocolate Covered Peanut-butter Bites

Yummy Inside

1 Cup ground oats

3 Tbsp peanut butter

3 Tbsp pure maple syrup

3 Medjool dates

1 Tsp vanilla

1/8 Tsp salt

1 Tbsp coconut oil (liquid form)

1-3 Tbsp water

 

Chocolate Coating

1 Cup Chocolate Chips

1 Tbsp coconut oil

 

Yummy Inside

– In a food processor pulse oats until finely ground.

– Add all other ingredients except the water and process until well blended and a “sandy” texture.

-Add water 1 Tbsp at a time until mixture is just moist enough to squeeze together and stick.

– Roll into small balls, place on a parchment lined dish and pop in the freezer for 20 minutes.

 

Coating:

– In a small saucepan, melt together the chocolate chips and coconut oil over medium low heat until the chips are almost melted, but not completely melted.

– Remove from heat, keep stirring and using a spoon, roll the protein packed bites from the freezer through the chocolate.

– Place on Parchment lined covered freezer storage container.

– Place in the freezer. Move to the fridge 20 minutes before serving!

Enjoy!

 

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