Cindy's Power Bar Balls

Cindy's Power Bar Balls
Staff Writer

We are skiing for the weekend and I am not a fan of lodge food, so I decided to make travel-size power bars. I rolled them into balls so they are easy to eat.

They are so good that I hope there is enough for the weekend.

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6
Servings
691
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup dates, pits removed
  • 1 Cup almonds
  • 1 Cup walnuts
  • 2 Tablespoons dried fruit (blueberried, cranberries)
  • 1/2 Cup chopped dark chocolate (into chip sizes)
  • 2 Tablespoons raw honey
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 Teaspoon sea salt
  • 10 Ounces all-natural chocolate for melting

Directions

In your food processor, add dates, almonds, and walnuts. Pulse 3 times. Add in dried fruit, chocolate, honey, vanilla, and sea salt and pulse about 5 times. Feel mixture, as it should be sticky. If it is too dry, add about a tablespoon of water, if not leave it alone.

Take a sauce pot and fill less than 1/2 with water and bring it to a hot temperature but not boiling. Reduce heat to low and add glass bowl with chocolate. Stir constantly using a rubber spatula until almost melted. Remove from pot and continue stirring until chocolate is melted.

Take mixture and using a small ice cream scoop and forming each ball to about 1-inch balls.

Dip and roll each ball into the melted chocolate and set on either parchment paper or a cake warming rack for the chocolate to set.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
29g
41%
Sugar
54g
60%
Saturated Fat
10g
42%
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
107g
82%
Protein
11g
24%
Vitamin A, RAE
2µg
0%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
15µg
17%
Calcium, Ca
262mg
26%
Choline, total
10mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
8g
32%
Folate, total
172µg
43%
Iron, Fe
10mg
56%
Magnesium, Mg
87mg
27%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
8mg
57%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
295mg
42%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
15µg
27%
Sodium, Na
617mg
41%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
21g
1%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%