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Coconut Macadamia Snack Bites

Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack

Ingredients

  • 6 dates pitted
  • 1/4 cup creamy almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil melted
  • 8 tablespoons vanilla collagen protein I used Bulletproof brand
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour any grain free flour
  • 2 tablespoons shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup macadamia nuts
  • 1 tiny pinch sea salt

Icing

  • 1/4 cup coconut butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut flakes

Instructions

  • Place all of the ingredients in a food processor.
  • Blend for about 30-45 seconds.
  • Open and scrape down the sides using a rubber spatula.
  • Blend for another 30-45 seconds, until the mixture resembles wet sand and the macadamia nuts are no longer whole.
  • Put the mixture in a bowl. Then using a spoon scoop about 1 tablespoon of the mixture and roll into golf ball sized balls.
  • Place on a nonstick surface, like parchment paper, and put in the refrigerator for about 20-30 minutes to harden.
  • Once they are set, dip half of each snack bite into the melted icing mixture then dip into the shredded coconut. Place back in the refrigerator for 20 minutes to set.
  • Enjoy!

Icing

  • Add melted coconut oil and vanilla to a bowl and mix well.
  • Add coconut flakes to a seperate bowl.

Notes

  • If you don't have collagen powder, you can use a vanilla flavored protein powder. 
 
  • If you don't have either, you can add about 4-6 tablespoons of flour and another teaspoon of vanilla.