Simple to make, easy for on the go, and tasty!
First, place the almonds in a high-powered blender or food processor and pulse until the almonds are broken into small crumbs. Then add the remaining ingredients and blend till it’s nice and smooth.
Second, Empty the batter onto a large sheet of parchment paper and knead it well with your hands until it comes together into one large piece.
Next, take about a tablespoon of the batter and roll it into a ball. After you can roll the ball into your choice of toppings then place it on another piece of parchment and repeat.
Lastly, place the balls in the freezer for 1 hour, then remove and store in an airtight container in the fridge or serve to guest as a sweet snack at parties.
Energy balls can last up to 1 week in the fridge or up to 1 month if kept in the freezer.
1 Cup raw almonds
6 medjool dates
½ cup unsweetened dried cranberries
2 ½ tablespoons melted coconut oil
Optional: Top with cacao powder and ground cinnamon
Makes about 14 bite sized balls.
Serving Size: 1 Ball