2dropsfood-grade peppermint essential oil or 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
In an 11-cup (or larger) food processor, blend the first four ingredients until they form a powder (about 30 seconds).
Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl of your food processor, and blend until the dough starts to ball up (about 3-4 minutes).
Line a baking sheet with wax paper and shape the dough into balls or press the dough flat into a parchment lined 8x8 baking pan.
Refrigerate for at least one hour and then slice (if pressed flat) and transfer to an airtight container. You can store them in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks or in the freezer for up to 6 months.
If you'd like to turn these Chocolate Peppermint Energy Bites into protein bites, just add two scoops of your favorite protein powder when you grind up the nuts into a powder.The nutrition facts presented here are estimates only. The brands you use and product types chosen can change the nutritional information presented. To obtain the most accurate nutritional information, you should calculate the nutritional information with the actual ingredients you use.