5 ingredients and 15 minutes are all you need to make this Fruit and Nut Energy Balls recipe. They are gluten-free, vegan and ideal for snacking. Learn how to make homemade, no-bake energy balls with this quick and easy recipe!
These no-bake energy balls are packed with nutritious ingredients and taste fantastic. They are perfect for that mid-afternoon slump when you are feeling a bit peckish and just need something to tide you over until dinner. Energy bites also serve well as an easy grab-and-go breakfast, a pre-workout snack, or even a healthy dessert.
Shredded coconut and dried fruit complement each other perfectly in these guiltless treats. Almonds and ground flax seed infuse them with protein, fiber, and healthy fats. Puréed dates provide natural sweetness while binding everything together.
These tiny delights are also gluten-free, vegan, and require only 5 ingredients and 15 minutes to make! They are a great alternative to store-bought energy bars because you know exactly what goes into them and they come together effortlessly.
More Healthy Snack Recipes
Looking for more no-bake, nutritious snack recipes? Here are a few of my favorites on the blog:
- Healthy Fruit & Nut Granola Bars
- Chocolate Avocado Pudding
- Peanut Butter Energy Balls
- Mango Coconut Granola Bars
For this Fruit and Nut Energy Balls Recipe, I Recommend:
Food Processor – This is the one I use and love! I have had mine for years and it is one of my favorite kitchen tools. I use mine all the time to quickly combine ingredients and to make sauces and dips.
If you make this Fruit and Nut Energy Balls recipe, let me know! Leave a comment with a star rating ★ below, because I love hearing from you! ♡
Fruit and Nut Energy Balls (Vegan & Gluten-free)
- In the bowl of a food processor, process dates until they form a paste.
- Add almonds, cranberries, coconut and flax seed. Pulse until combined and mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
- Using your hands, roll mixture into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in extra shredded coconut and serve.
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