Chocolate Energy Protein Balls

chocolate protein energy balls in a bowl with one on the counter covered in cocoa powder
Have you been looking for a healthy snack to help curb your chocolate cravings? Try out this chocolate energy ball recipe! These are perfect if you're on the go or if you need an easy dessert option!

Servings Made:
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Total Cook Time: 15 Minutes


  • ½ cup (50g) chocolate protein powder of choice
  • 2 cups (350g) soft dates
  • 1 tbsp. cocoa powder
  • ⅛ tsp. salt 
  • ½ tbsp. coconut oil


  1. Make sure the dates are soft. If not, measure out the dates and place them into a bowl and cover with hot water. Allow the dates to soak for 5 minutes, then drain the water and towel dry the dates.
  2. Place the protein powder, dates, cocoa powder, salt and coconut oil into a food processor. And pulse until well combined.
  3. If the mixture looks too dry, add a teaspoon of coconut oil. If the mixture is too wet, add an extra teaspoon of protein powder.
  4. Roll out the balls into roughly 1.5 inch balls. Place in the fridge for 15 minutes. Roll in more cocoa powder (optional).

Tip: Want a crunch in the energy protein balls? Add in some puffed rice cereal! 

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories: 108

Protein: 5g

Carbs: 23g

Fat: 1g


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