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No Bake Energy Bites

These easy, no bake energy bites with coconut, almond, and dates are perfect on-the-go sweet snacks with a healthy dose of fiber.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 36 balls
Author Jas


  • 2 cups unsalted almonds
  • 1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut plus more for rolling
  • 2 tablespoons¬† coconut oil
  • 2 1/2 cups dates pitted
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons milled flaxseed optional


  • Combine almonds and coconut in a food processor until crumbly.
  • Add the oil, dates, vanilla, and flaxseed if using and process again until mixture holds together.
  • Using half a tablespoon measure, spoon out mixture and roll between your hands to form balls.
  • Coat each ball in the remaining coconut.
  • Store refrigerated in an airtight container or a plastic bag for up to a week.


~ Free Tip ~
Substitute almonds with cashews, pecans, or walnuts. Add cinnamon or orange zest to the mixture. Roll them in cocoa powder for a hint of chocolate. You can use butter instead of coconut oil for a non-vegan version.