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
600
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
34g
52%
Sugar
67g
N/A
Saturated Fat
12g
61%
Protein
9g
18%
Carbs
81g
27%
Vitamin A
6µg
1%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
8.8%
Vitamin C
0.3mg
0.4%
Vitamin E
6mg
32%
Vitamin K
5µg
6%
Calcium
114mg
11%
Fiber
10g
39%
Folate (food)
29µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
29µg
7%
Iron
3mg
19%
Magnesium
165mg
41%
Monounsaturated
14g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
10%
Phosphorus
240mg
34%
Polyunsaturated
6g
N/A
Potassium
719mg
21%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
21.6%
Sodium
86mg
4%
Sugars, added
39g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
7.8%
Zinc
2mg
14%