White Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Balls

These white-chocolate peanut-butter energy balls, created by Breakfast Criminals founder Ksenia Avdulova, taste like dessert—but unlike that chocolate-chip cookie you’ve been eyeing at your local bakery, these are completely good for you.

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  • 225 g (1½ cup) raw cashews
  • 100 g (½ cup) hemp seeds
  • 120 ml (½ cup) unsalted crunchy peanut butter
  • 120 ml (½ cup) cacao butter
  • 120 ml (½ cup) coconut butter
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) maple syrup
  • (1 ) teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • (½ ) teaspoon Himalayan sea salt, optional


  1. Melt cacao butter and coconut butter in a saucepan on low heat until the mixture turns into liquid.
  2. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container and secure the lid.
  3. Select Variable 1. Start the machine and increase to Variable 5. Blend for 45 seconds.
  4. Place dough into a large bowl and chill in the refrigerator for 20 to 30 minutes, until it thickens.
  5. Using a #40 scoop, scoop the dough and form 1-inch balls. Place in an airtight container and store in the fridge.

Chef's Notes

Image provided by Mind Body Green.