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Carrot Cake Energy Bites

Carrot Cake Energy Bites - a delicious and healthy no bake breakfast or afternoon snack. Made with wholesome simple pantry ingredients and perfect for on the go or after a workout. Gluten free and refined sugar free.

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword carrot cake, carrot cake energy balls, energy balls, energy bites, gluten free snacks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 12 energy bites
Calories 117 kcal
Author Kelly

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pitted dried dates , if dates are hard, you can soak them in hot water for 20 minutes to soften and then drain
  • 1/3 cup dried apricots or raisins
  • 1/2 cup pecans or walnuts
  • 1 1/2 cups grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats , use gluten free as needed
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Place the dates, apricots and nuts in a food processor until roughly chopped. Add the remaining ingredients and pulse until combined into a sticky "dough" like consistency.
  2. Form and roll dough tightly (wet hands slightly if needed) into 1" - 1.5" balls.
  3. Store in airtight container in refrigerator or freezer until ready to enjoy.
Nutrition Facts
Carrot Cake Energy Bites
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 117 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 6g
Protein 1g 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.