Chocolate Nutty Energy Bites Recipe

  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/3 cup chopped dried Black Mission figs
  • 1/3 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup cocoa nibs
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons flax seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 pinch ground cardamom
  • 1 cup cashew butter
  • 1/4 cup yacon syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch unsweetened cocoa powder, or more to taste (optional)
  1. Combine oats, chocolate chips, pecans, pumpkin seeds, dried figs, dried apricots, cocoa nibs, chia seeds, flax seeds, pumpkin pie spice, and cardamom together in a large bowl. Add cashew butter, yacon syrup, and vanilla extract; stir well to combine.
  2. Place bowl in refrigerator to allow mixture to set, about 30 minutes. Remove mixture from refrigerator and scoop bite-size spoonfuls onto a plate; dust with cocoa powder.