Vegan Matcha Chocolate Coconut Balls

Vegan Chocolate Treats

Vegan Matcha Chocolate Coconut Balls

A mild, earthy blend of matcha and cacao offers a natural jolt of caffeine in these easy energy snacks.

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Serves: 12

These quick and simple date balls from the Vegan Chocolate Treats cookbook make for an easy, on-the-go snack and are endlessly adaptable. Try mixing in freeze dried berries, chocolate chips, and your favorite nuts. 

What you need:

2 cups Medjool dates 
1 cup cashews 
1½ cup shredded coconut, divided 
4 tablespoons cacao powder
1 teaspoon matcha powder, divided

What you do:

  1. Into a food processor, add dates, cashews, 1 cup coconut, cacao, and ½ teaspoon matcha. Process for 3 minutes. Using hands, roll into 12 equal-sized balls. Set aside. 
  2. In a bowl, mix remaining ½ cup coconut with remaining ½ teaspoon matcha, then roll balls one by one in mixture to coat. Enjoy immediately or store in refrigerator for up to a week or freeze for up to 2 months.
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