Thin Mint Energy Balls

15 Minutes

super easy


Looking for a sweet treat that won’t leave you feeling weighed down? Look no further than these Thin Mint Energy Balls ! Perfect for a mid-afternoon snack, post-workout refuel, or a guilt-free dessert, these bite-sized balls are packed with natural sweetness and energy-boosting nutrients. The mint flavor adds a refreshing twist to the usual energy ball game, and the combination of chewy dates, crunchy rice cakes, and creamy cashews creates a satisfying texture that will keep you coming back for more. Plus, they’re easy to make ahead of time and keep in the fridge for whenever the snacking urge strikes. Go ahead, indulge in these wholesome yet delicious treats – your tastebuds (and body) will thank you!

Have you tried incorporating medjool dates, rice cakes, and cashews into your diet yet? These three snack foods pack a punch when it comes to health benefits. Medjool dates are a great source of fiber, potassium, and antioxidants, while rice cakes are a low-calorie option that can help keep you feeling full. Cashews are high in healthy fats and protein, making them a great snack for sustaining energy throughout the day. Not to mention, all three options are delicious! So next time you’re looking for a healthy snack, consider these three tasty options.

Why You’ll Love It 


Recipe Cost Breakdown

      12 pitted Medjool dates: $5.28

      2 brown rice cakes: $0.73

      ¼ cup raw cashews: $0.91

      1 tbsp chocolate chips: $0.31

      2 tbsp hemp seeds: $2.64

      2 tbsp coconut oil: $0.05

      1 cap peppermint extract: $0.62

      1 scoop chocolate protein powder: $1.60

      Total Cost: $12.14

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12 pitted Medjool dates
2 brown rice cakes
¼ cup raw cashews
1 tbsp chocolate chips
2 tbsp hemp seeds
2 tbsp coconut oil
1 cap peppermint extract
1 scoop chocolate protein powder
¼ teaspoon sea salt
1 tbsp water

Nutritional Information

178 Calories
7 g Total Fat
3 g Fiber
30 g Net Carbs
25 g Sugar
2 g Protein
81 mg Sodium



Add dates, rice cakes, protein powder, cashews, chocolate chips, hemp seeds, coconut oil, peppermint extract, water into a food processor and process until combined. You’ll know when it’s ready once a large ball shape forms, which largely stops the mixing.
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Then, using a melon baller or tablespoon, separate the dough into roughly 1 inch pieces and roll into balls.
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Place balls on a parchment paper lined tray or Tupperware and store in the fridge until ready to eat. Should last about 1 week in an air tight container.
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