No -Bake Peppermint Chocolate Bite

No-Bake-Peppermint-Chocolate-Bites-8                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

I found the recipe by theleangreenbean and thought wow !                                                                                   Now these scream Christmas to me                                                                 

Ingredients

1 cup almonds
1/2 cup pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds)
1 cup dates, pitted and chopped
1/4 cup cocoa powder
3/4 tsp peppermint extract
2-4 Tbsp milk
Optional coating: crushed candy canes & melted white chocolate

Instructions

  1. Put almonds and pepitas in a food processor and pulse until well chopped.
  2. Add dates and pulse several times to chop.
  3. Add cocoa powder, peppermint extract and milk and process until well combined. (I’d start with 2 Tbsp of milk and add more if needed.
  4. Form mixture into balls. Mixture will be a little bit wet and slightly sticky.
  5. Roll in crushed candy canes or drizzle with white chocolate if desired.
  6. Store in the fridge or freezer.

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