Chocolate date protein balls

These Date Protein Balls are easy to make and store in the fridge and extremely convenient. You can grab a couple for breakfast as you head out in the morning or pack them in a lunch box to enjoy when you’re out and about.
Serves 9
Gluten Free


  • 250g raw almonds
  • 12 pitted dates
  • 60g protein powder (vanilla or chocolate flavour)
  • 1.5 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 0.5 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1.5 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-3 teaspoons water


Step 1

Blend almonds in a food processor until finely ground.

Step 2

Add all other ingredients (half of water first) and mix until it starts to come together. Add the rest of the water if the mixture is too dry.

Step 3

Using a tablespoon, scoop out the mixture and shape into hazelnut-sized balls with your hands, packing the mixture together firmly.

Step 4

This amount will make 13-14 hazelnut sized balls.

Step 5

These can be kept covered in the fridge for 3-4 weeks.