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Fruit and Nut Balls arranged on a pedestal
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5 from 10 votes

Power Balls (recipe and variations)

Course: breakfast, dessert, snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn-free, gluten-free, grain-free, oil-free, soy-free, sugar-free, vegan, wheat-free, yeast-free
Servings: 16
Calories: 176kcal

Equipment

  • food processor

Ingredients

  • 2 cups raw mixed nuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 5 Medjool dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened peanut butter
  • 3 Tablespoons raw honey
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened fine shredded coconut, such as Let's Do Organic brand

Instructions

  • Add the nuts to your food processor's bowl. Process until they're fully ground up.
  • Add the raisins and dates. Process until they're also fully ground up.
  • Add the peanut butter and honey. Process until the mixture is evenly ground up and blended together. Don't be surprised if it forms into a lopsided ball in the processor bowl.
  • Transfer the mixture onto a cutting board and form into an even mound. Cut the mound into 16 even wedges, then form each wedge into a ball.
  • Sprinkle the shredded coconut onto a plate. Roll each ball in the coconut until evenly coated.

Notes

We keep these energy balls on the counter arranged on a covered dish; they get eaten within two weeks. They can also be kept in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.3g | Protein: 4.1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 3.25g | Sugar: 12.1g | Vitamin A: 11IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg