Walnut and Fruit Energy Bites

Walnut Fruit Energy Bites

DESCRIPTION

This snack is loaded with crunchy walnuts, dates and dried cranberries, making them a perfect before workout snack. The cereal adds a nice crispy texture to these healthy treats.

Total Time
20 Mins
Serves
14
Serving Size
1 ball
Course

Total Time

Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
0 Mins
Total Time
20 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
110 cal
Total Fat
6 g
Saturated Fat
1.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
3.42 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.7 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Sodium
5 mg
Carbohydrates
15 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Total Sugars
12 g
Protein
<1 g
Vitamin D
0 mcg
Calcium
10 mg
Iron
1 mg
Potassium
100 mg

Ingredients

  • 1 cup California walnuts, lightly toasted

  • 3/4 cup pitted dates

  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened flaked coconut, plus additional for coating if desired

  • 2 tablespoons ground flax seeds

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/2 cup brown or traditional crispy rice cereal

Preparation

  1. Place walnuts, dates, cranberries, coconut and flax seeds in a food processor. Process until coarsely chopped.

  2. Add honey and vanilla and pulse until ingredients are fairly finely chopped.

  3. Transfer to a medium bowl and add cereal. Mix with your hands until it’s fully incorporated.

  4. Roll into 14 equal balls, pressing firmly when shaping. Roll all or half in additional coconut, if desired.