Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Yield 12 balls

Ingredients

  • 1 medium Sweet Potato
  • 2 tbsp Peanut Butter
  • 3 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 cup Oats + 2 tbsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cocoa Powder
  • 3 tbsp Chocolate Chips

Instructions

  • Puncture holes in the sweet potato. Microwave on high for 5-6 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, mash the sweet potato.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together peanut butter, maple syrup, and cocoa powder. When thoroughly mixed, fold in oats.
  • Add this mixture to the mashed sweet potato and mix well. Fold in chocolate chips.
  • Roll into 12 balls and chill.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Energy Balls
Per
 
53 g
Calories
140
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
6
g
9
%
Saturated Fat
 
2.5
g
16
%
Carbohydrates
 
22
g
7
%
Fibre
 
2
g
8
%
Sugars
 
10
g
11
%
Protein
 
3
g
6
%
Sodium
 
35
mg
2
%
Potassium
 
207
mg
6
%
Calcium
 
28
mg
3
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
*5% or less is a little, 15% or more is a lot

Tips & Notes

Recipe by Half Your Plate On-Campus Ambassador MacKenzie Harris (University of Guelph)
* Tip: Roll in cinnamon and cocoa powder or coconut for added flavour.
- Nuts or dates would work great in these too!

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