12 Aug 2021 Blackmores RECIPE: Peanut butter, date and cacao power balls 5608 views 1 min to read Looking for the perfect power ball recipe? With a nutty crunch and a chilli twist, these cacao balls might just end the search. Energy & exerciseRecipesWellbeing news Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin 0 comments Perfect for helping you recover from a workout, these protein-rich balls also contain fibre-rich dates and an (optional) pinch of chilli powder to power your day. They’ll keep for about a week in the fridge, but you can freeze them, too. Peanut butter, date and cacao power balls Makes 20 balls Prep time: 25 minutes Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, paleo Ingredients 1 cup pitted dried dates 4 tbsp crunchy peanut butter 2 tbsp cacao powder 1 pinch chilli powder, optional 1 cup pecan nuts 4 tbsp maple syrup, plus extra if needed How to make Place dates, peanut butter, cacao and chilli powder, if using, into a food processor and blend to a paste. Add pecans and maple syrup and blend to a stiff, chunky mixture. If necessary, add more maple syrup to ensure mixture can be formed into balls. Roll mixture into bite-sized balls. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.