We are skiing for the weekend and I am not a fan of lodge food so I decided to make travel size power bars! I rolled them into balls so they are easy to eat.
They are so good that I hope there is enough for the weekend. —Cindy Anschutz
dates, pits removed
dried fruit (blueberries, cranberries)
In your food processor add dates, almonds and walnuts. Pulse 3 times. Add in dried fruit, chocolate, honey, vanilla and sea salt and pulse about 5 times. Feel mixture as it should be sticky. If it is too dry add about a tablespoon of water if not leave it along.
Take a sauce pot and fill less than 1/2 with water and bring it to a hot temperature but not boiling. Reduce heat to low and add glass bowl with chocolate. Stir constantly using a rubber spatula until almost melted. Remove from pot and continue stirring until chocolate is melted.
Take mixture and using a small ice cream scoop and forming each ball to about one inch balls.
Dip and roll each ball into the melted chocolate and set on either parchment paper or a cake warming rack for the chocolate to set.