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Paleo Chocolate Fudge Haystacks

These little energy bites are the perfect sweet treat when you just want to pop something in your mouth.

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate haystacks, paleo energy balls
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Chill 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 24 haystacks
Calories 213 kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In your food processor combine the dates, cashews and coconut cream (I had to do this in 2 batches given the amount) and blend until dates are smooth and cashews in are fine pieces

  2. Place a medium sized pot on the stove on low heat and transfer your cashew-date-coconut mixture to the pot

  3. Add the vanilla extract, butter/ghee, cacao butter, cocoa powder and sea salt to the pot

  4. Allow the butters to melt and stir to combine the ingredients

  5. Once well combined turn off the heat and add the finely shredded coconut to the mix

  6. Place a sheet of parchment paper on a baking tray/sheet

  7. Form 1-1.5" balls with your hands and place on the parchment lined baking tray (see images)

  8. Place the tray in the fridge and allow to cool for approximately 2 hours

Recipe Notes

I prefer these served cold, straight from the fridge. You can also let them come to room temp to enjoy.

Nutrition Facts
Paleo Chocolate Fudge Haystacks
Amount Per Serving (1 ball)
Calories 213 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 6mg0%
Potassium 247mg7%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 1IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.