Date Nut Energy Balls


These date nut balls are a great alternative to store-bought energy bars. Eat one ball an hour before a workout and bring along extras if you are going for a long workout like a bike ride or a hike.

Makes: 8
Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 0 min | Ready In: 10 min


  • 1/2 cup of Almond butter
  • 10 whole Dates, pitted
  • 1 1/2 tbsp of Honey
  • 1/4 cup of Dried coconut flakes
  • 2 tbsps of Sliced almonds
  • 2 tbsps of Cocoa powder

Preparation Instructions

  • 1
    Thumb_making_almond_butter In a food processor, process almond butter and dates. Protip = soak dates in water for an hour to soften dates for easier blending.
  • 2
    Thumb_nut_ball_mix In a bowl, mix cocoa, honey, almonds, and almond butter date mixture. Roll mixture into small balls with your hands.
  • 3
    Thumb_nut_ball_coconut In a small bowl, roll balls in coconut flakes, and set balls aside. When all balls are complete, refrigerate.

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Nutrition Facts per Serving

Serving Size: 1 ball
Calories 189
Total Fat: 15.0g
Saturated Fat: 1.0g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: mg
Total Carbohydrates: 17g
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Sugars: 10g
Protein: 4.0g

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