Almond Joy Energy Balls – Two Peas & Their Pod


Almond Joy Energy Balls-chocolate, coconut, and almond come together to create a delicious and nutritious bite-sized snack! If you love Almond Joy candy bars, you will love these healthy little energy bites!

Almond Joy Power Balls

Almond Joy Energy Balls

I love a good energy ball…or energy bite, protein ball, power ball, protein popper, whatever you want to call these bite-sized little treats! I make them ALL of the time, my chocolate peanut butter and pumpkin energy balls are two favorites. I love trying new flavors all of the time and my current favorite flavor is Almond Joy.

To be honest, I was never an Almond Joy fan when I was a kid. If I got an Almond Joy candy bar in my Halloween candy, I BEGGED my brother and sister to trade me for Reese’s or Twix. I just wasn’t a fan. Now, I LOVE chocolate, almond, and coconut together. The combo is amazing! I still don’t eat the candy bars, instead I make Almond Joy Energy Balls, they are MUCH better than the candy bar.

How to Make Almond Joy Energy Balls

I love making energy balls because they only take about 10 minutes to make, from start to finish! They are one of my favorite treats, especially after lunch time. I am always wanting something a little sweet and my energy balls cure my sweet tooth every single time.

  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine the oats, coconut, cocoa powder, flaxseed, chia seeds, salt, almond butter, honey, and vanilla.
  • You can use sweetened or unsweetened coconut.
  • If you want to boost the protein, you can add 1 tablespoon of your favorite chocolate protein powder. I love this brand.
  • Mix on low with the beater blade until well combined. If you don’t have a stand mixer, you can use a bowl and spatula or wooden spoon to make the energy balls.
  • Stir in the almonds and chocolate chips. You can use regular or mini chocolate chips. I like Enjoy Life chocolate chips or Guittard.
  • Roll the mixture into small balls, about 1 to 2 tablespoons per ball.
Almond Joy Power Balls Recipe

How to Store

Place the energy balls in an airtight container and keep refrigerated for up to 2 weeks. You can also freeze energy balls. Place in a freezer container or freezer bag and freeze for up to 2 months.

Energy balls are the perfect grab and go treat! I always like to have them in the fridge or freezer. I love them and the kids love them!

More Energy Ball Recipes:

  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons flaxseed meal
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup creamy almond butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons chopped almonds
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips

If you don’t have a stand mixer, you can mix by hand. SIf you want to boost the protein, you can add 1 tablespoon of your favorite chocolate protein powder. 

Nutrition Facts

Almond Joy Energy Balls

Amount Per Serving

Calories 166 Calories from Fat 90

% Daily Value*

Fat 10g15%

Saturated Fat 3g15%

Cholesterol 1mg0%

Sodium 53mg2%

Potassium 154mg4%

Carbohydrates 16g5%

Fiber 3g12%

Sugar 8g9%

Protein 4g8%

Vitamin A 6IU0%

Calcium 56mg6%

Iron 1mg6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Keywords

healthy, vegetarian



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