In the bowl of a food processor, add in the oats and pulse a few times.
Add in all other remaining ingredients and process on high until mixture is well combined.
Roll into balls using a cookie scoop or your hands. Recipe makes ~13-15 bites.
Drizzle with melted chocolate on top (optional). Store in an airtight container in the fridge.
Note: Mixture may appear crumbly. Once you start to form it together between your palms it will come together to make a ball. If it's just not working out, add more nut butter and a splash of water, blend again until desired consistency is reached.
Can also use coconut flour or chickpea flour.
Optional toppings: roll in unsweetened shredded coconut, mini chocolate chips, drizzle with melted peanut butter or melted chocolate.
Soak dates in lukewarm water for ~10 minutes if needed prior to chopping and blending.
Be sure to use a creamy nut butter for best results.
Store in fridge for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 2 months.