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Paleo Almond Joy Protein Bites

  • Author: Stacie Hassing
  • Prep Time: 20 mins.
  • Total Time: 20 mins.
  • Yield: 16 bites 1x
  • Cuisine: Paleo, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free

Ingredients

  • ⅔ cup shredded coconut, unsweetened
  • ⅔ cup almond flour
  • ½ cup smooth or crunchy almond butter (or nut butter of choice)
  • 2 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • ½ tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 2 scoops of Primal Kitchen Unflavored Collagen Peptides (or collagen flavor of choice
  • ¼ cup chopped almonds
  • ¼ cup mini chocolate chips or roughly chopped chocolate bar (dairy-free, if needed) 
  • 1 tsp. water (more if needed)

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, combine all of the ingredients except for the water.
  2. Mix well with hands until the dough comes together. 
  3. Add water ½ tsp. at a time if needed in order for the dough to come together. This will depend on the consistency of the almond butter used. 
  4. Once the dough comes together, roll into 16 small balls. 
  5. Optional step – Drizzle each ball with a little melted chocolate and sprinkle with coconut flakes.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 Bite
  • Calories: 136
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Sodium: 45mg
  • Fat: 9g
  • Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 7g