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Matcha energy balls no bake

This delicious no bake matcha energy balls recipe is healthy and easy to make. Includes health benefits, storage advice, and how turn them into protein powerballs.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Resting time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: energy balls, energy bites, power balls
Servings: 6 balls
Calories: 140kcal


  • 65 g dates without pit
  • 45 g cashew nuts
  • 1 tbsp matcha powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 10 g coconut chips not toasted, unsweetened
  • 10 ml water + some extra in case you need it
  • 1 dash vanilla extract
  • 50 g dark chocolate


Energy balls no bake

  • Cut the dates into smaller pieces.
  •  Place all ingredients except the dark chocolate in a food processor.
  • Process until it’s all mixed up. Add more water if necessary to keep the dough malleable. The result should be a soft paste that doesn’t fall apart.
  • Knead the paste around into small balls.
  • Put the energy balls on a parchment paper sheet.
  • Placethe balls in the refrigerator and let them rest for 15-30 minutes until they’refirm.

Chocolate topping

  • Cut the chocolate into smaller pieces.
  • Place the pieces in a small bowl, and microwave for 20 seconds. Stir, and then putback in the microwave for 20 seconds. Stir, and repeat if necessary until the chocolate is smooth and fully melted.
  • Put the energy balls in the melted chocolate, stir around until fully covered with chocolate. Use a fork to remove and lightly shake until most of the chocolate drops are removed.
  • Place the energy balls covered with chocolate on a parchment paper sheet and let themrest in the refrigerator for 30mins or until hardened.