Chocolate Energy Squares

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 273.4
  • Total Fat: 17.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 2.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.8 g
  • Protein: 6.8 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    2 cups pitted dates
    1.25 cups almonds
    1.25 cups walnuts or pecans
    1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
    2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    Pinch salt
    2 tablespoons vanilla extract
    2-3 tablespoons water


Spray a 8x8 square pan with cook spray. In a food processor, process the nuts and dates until they are in fine pieces. Add coconut, salt, cocoa and process until it resembles a fine gravel. Add vanilla and 2 Tbsp of water and process long enough for it to clump together. If needed, add last Tbsp water to make it moist enough to press out into pan. Press into pan with the back of spatula until its packed very tightly. Chill for at least 30 minutes and then cut into 12 even squares. Wrap individually in Saran Wrap for snacks or dessert.

Serving Size: Makes 12 squares

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