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Healthy Apricot Almond Butter Energy Balls

Bite size snacks filled with dried fruit, nuts, and almond butter.
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy free, gluten free, paleo, vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 26 balls
Calories: 126kcal


  • food processor or blender


  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 2 cups chopped, unsalted pecans
  • 1 cup shredded coconut divided
  • ½ cup dried, pitted dates
  • ½ cup dried cherries
  • 1 juice of orange
  • 6 tbsp almond butter


  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  • Place all of the ingredients (except ½ of the coconut) into the food processor. Blend until smooth.
  • Scoop about tablespoon size portions. Roll into a ball. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  • Roll balls in remaining coconut. Store in covered container in refrigerator or freezer.



You can use all apricots and skip the dates and cherries if you'd prefer.
If the dough is too sticky to roll, scoop onto baking tray and refrigerate until it firms up a bit.


Serving: 1ball | Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 155mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 273IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg