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Peanut Butter Hazelnut & Chocolate Energy Balls

Beat that afternoon slump with an energy ball made from nourishing ingredients. It will give you the energy boost you’re looking for. Short on time? This energy ball is ready to eat in under thirty minutes.


Peanut Butter Hazelnut & Chocolate Energy Balls

Author: Jen - A Naturally Nu Foodie Recipe

Prep Time: 10 to 15 minutes

Chill Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 to 30 minutes

Number of Servings: 12, 1-inch energy balls


1 cup (~ 8) dates, pitted

¼ cup (60 mL) hazelnuts, whole

3 tbsp (45 mL) natural peanut butter

¼ cup (60 mL) mini chocolate chips

1 tbsp (15 mL) cacao nibs

2 tbsp (30 mL) hemp hearts

½ cup (120 mL) gluten-free rolled oats or quinoa flakes


  1. In a food processor, pulse dates and hazelnuts together until it forms a ball. Transfer to a large bowl.

  2. Add peanut butter, chocolate chips, cacao nibs, hemp hearts, and rolled oats to the date mixture. Mix together.

  3. Roll into 1-inch (2.54cm) balls and chill in the fridge for at least fifteen minutes.

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