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Coffee-Cocoa Energy Bites

Nutrient dense and tasty, this cocoa, coffee and hazelnut combo makes a perfect on-trail snack—and is pretty dang decadent.

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Recipe and photo by Brittany Manwill

YIELD

About 8 servings

PREP TIME / CHill TIME

10 minutes / 30 minutes

INGREDIENTS 

  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 6 ounces date paste
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 3/4 cup roasted hazelnuts
  • 1 tsp coffee extract

 

DIRECTIONS

1

Grind oats in a food processor until powdered, then add remaining ingredients.

2

Process until dough sticks together and is well incorporated, then press into a rimmed pan.

3

Chill in the fridge, then cur into bite-size pieces or roll into balls. Store in fridge until ready to use.