Get Your Chocolatey Caffeine Boost with These 15-Minute Puggalicious Coffee Protein Balls

Craving a snack that can boost your energy and satisfy your sweet tooth but is also good for you? Then get ready to bite into some No-Bake Puggalicious Coffee Protein Balls! 

Sink your teeth into these little chocolatey balls that are not only delicious but also provide nutrients like fibre and protein. The Laughing Pug's specialty coffee gives these Puggalicious Protein Balls a caffeine kick, perfect for a midday pick-me-up or a post-workout snack.

Protein balls have taken the world by storm since their debut in the early 2000s. It is believed that they were first created by nutritionists and health coaches as a way to provide their clients with a healthy and convenient snack option. 

Our team can't get enough of these Puggalicious Protein Balls, that's why we wanted to share the recipe with you. Not only are they gluten-free and easy to prepare, but we also use dates as a natural sweetener instead of refined sugar, so you can indulge without any guilt. Plus, you only need a few simple ingredients that you can easily find in your pantry, and these heavenly treats take just 15 minutes to whip up. 

No-Bake Puggalicious Coffee Protein Balls
No-Bake Puggalicious Coffee Protein Balls with Medjool dates and coffee beansA cup of Medjool dates and coffee beans

 Are you ready to treat yourself and indulge in a guilt-free way with our Puggalicious Protein Balls? To make them, you’ll need: 


  • 1/2 cup of The Laughing Pug coffee either brewed then chilled or cold brew
  • 8 pieces or 200 grams of Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup of raw almonds
  • 1 tablespoon of chia seeds
  • A pinch of salt


1. Soak the dates in the brewed coffee for 15 minutes. Drain the dates but keep the coffee for later.
Drip coffee in a cupSoaked Medjool dates 
2. Add the soaked dates to a food processor and pulse for 2 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon of the brewed coffee at a time until the mixture becomes a thick paste.
Medjool dates in a food processor
3. Add the remaining ingredients to the food processor— almonds, cocoa powder, chia seeds, and sea salt - and pulse a few times until a dough-like mixture forms. Be careful not to blend for too long if you want a crunchy texture.
Blended Medjool dates,  almonds, cocoa powder, chia seeds, and sea salt
4. Use your hands to form the mixture into 1-inch balls. Refrigerate the balls in an airtight container for up to a week, or store them in a resealable freezer bag in the freezer for up to 3 months.
No-Bake Puggalicious Coffee Protein Balls

In just a few simple steps, you'll have a batch of delicious and nutritious No-Bake Puggalicious Coffee Protein Balls to enjoy whenever you need a quick and satisfying snack. Try this recipe today and see for yourself!

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