Recipe: Healthy Energy Balls

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Sticky date, peanut butter and coconut chip balls

Packed with minerals and fibre, these nutritious energy balls by Hotel de Rome’s Head Pastry Chef Matthias Runge make the perfect snack when you’re out and about exploring.


Dish: Sticky date, peanut butter and coconut chip balls, by Head Pastry Chef Matthias Runge


Ingredients (for approx. 20 pieces):

175g pitted dates
30g peanuts
100g oat flakes
125g peanut butter
½tsp salt
30g coconut flakes
3tsp cocoa powder
3tsp dried fruits



  1. Soak the dates in lukewarm water for 10 minutes
  2. Crush the peanuts
  3. Thoroughly mix all of the ingredients in a food processor. Form the dough into bite-sized balls and place them in the fridge
  4. Decorate with coconut flakes, cocoa powder or dried fruits before serving.


If you’re peckish between meals try our Afternoon Tea in Hotel de Rome’s Opera Court.

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