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Curated Recipes with Nutritional Values for Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes

Snickers Energy Balls

Original Recipe: fitfoodiefinds.com

INGREDIENTS:

CARAMEL LAYER:

  • 3/4 cup peanuts, roasted and unsalted
  • 1/2 cup medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • pinch teaspoon sea salt
  • 25 whole peanuts (for the middle)

CHOCOLATE LAYER

  • 1.5 cups peanuts, roasted and unsalted
  • 1.5 cups medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

DIRECTIONS:

CARAMEL LAYER

  1. Place peanuts in a high-speed food processor and process until you’ve created a meal. Then, add medjool dates, vanilla, and sea salt and process on high until your dough is formed. If it’s not sticky enough, add a bit more water 1/4 teaspoon at a time.
  2. Using a 1/2 tablespoon, scoop out dough into your palm. Place a full peanut in the middle of the dough and roll into a ball. Set aside.

CHOCOLATE LAYER

  1. Place peanuts in a high-speed food processor and process until you’ve created a meal. Then, add medjool dates, cocoa powder, water, and salt and process on high until your dough is formed. If it’s not sticky enough, add a bit more water 1/4 teaspoon at a time.
  2. Using a tablespoon, scoop out dough into your palm. Roll into a ball and then flatten. Take the caramel ball and wrap the chocolate dough around it and roll into a ball.
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