Double Chocolate Mint Energy Balls

It’s that time of year where many find themselves baking more and adding in the indulgence of chocolate. I for one love the chocolate/mint combo, especially during the Xmas season. So if you are like me, you are going to love this chocolate mint recipe.

As you know, I 100% love chocolate, read up on why in my post, A Balanced Diet Is A Chocolate In Both Hands.

Can a dessert be a healthy snack? ABSOLUTELY YES IT CAN. Check out this chocolate mint recipe. These energy balls are great for a mid-afternoon boost and/or a decadent dessert during the holidays.

Double Chocolate Mint Energy Balls

Delicious mid-afternoon snack or holiday treat!
20 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Healthy Eating
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan
Keyword: dairy free, gluten free, sugar free
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 116kcal
Author: Nicole Camba RHN at


  • Food Processor


  • 1/2 Cup Pitted Dates
  • 1/2 Cup Almonds raw
  • 2 tbsp. Cacao Powder unsweetened
  • 1 tbsp. Cacao Nibs unsweetened
  • 1/8 tsp. Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Peppermint Extract
  • 1 tbsp. Water


  • Add the dates, almonds, cacao powder, cacao nibs, sea salt, and peppermint extract to the bowl of a food processor.
  • While the food processor is running add in the water.
  • Run the food processor until the date mixture forms a ball.
  • Form the mixture into small balls with your hands and enjoy!


  • More protein – add in your favourite protein powder ( + a little more water)

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