Chocolate and Almond Protein Balls

True Protein Blog Avatar Fallback reviewed by our Nutrition Team 27 December 2018

A super fudgy, chocolaty delish treat!

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Chocolate and Almond Protein Balls

Makes 12

Prep time: 10 minutes

Freezing time: 40 minutes


2 cups Medjool dates, pitted
¾ cup almond meal
½ cup cacao
1/3 cup natural almond butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
½ tsp salt
1 TP scoop True Plant Protein in Rich Chocolate
200g vegan dark chocolate
1 tsp coconut oil


  1. Place the dates in a blender and mix until it forms a smooth paste

  2. Add in the almond butter, cacao powder, almond meal, protein powder, vanilla, and salt, then mix until everything is completely combined

  3. Roll the mixture into balls and place on a baking tray then put the tray into the freezer for 30 minutes

  4. In the meantime, melt the chocolate and coconut oil in a saucepan, stirring constantly to ensure that the mixture does not burn

  5. Allow the chocolate to slightly cool then roll each ball into the chocolate ensuring to completely coat them. Once you have coated all the balls, place them on a tray and into a freezer for 10 minutes

  6. Now that the balls are firm you can either store them in a container or leave in the fridge

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