Quinoa Balls

Quinoa Balls

Quinoa Balls

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: vegan dessert

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Add quinoa and water to a small saucepan, cover and bring to a boil
  • Cook for 12-15 minutes until all water has been absorbed
  • Quinoa should still be warm when adding to the ingredients below
  • To a food processor add 1 cup pitted dates, and pulse until they form a ball
  • Remove dates and place in medium mixing bowl
  • Add 1/2 cup almonds to the food processor and pulse until finely minced
  • Add dates, minced almonds, 1/3 cup almond butter and warm quinoa to the food processor and pulse until well combined
  • Add 1/3 cup chocolate chips and pulse until combined and chips are melted into the mixture
  • Shape mixture into balls
  • Refrigerate for a bit