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Cherry Pecan Energy Bites

Yields1 Serving

With just a few simple ingredients, whip up these cherry pecan energy bites in under 10 minutes for a nutritious, power-packed snack! Chock full of super foods including pecans, cherries and oats – they’re deliciously packed with nutrients.

 1 cup toasted pecan halves or pieces
 1 cup dried cherries
 4 medjool dates, pitted
 ¼ cup old-fashioned oats
 1 tbsp cacao powder, plus more for coating
 1 tsp vanilla extract
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Add all of the ingredients to the bowl of a food processor.

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Pulse until the ingredients begin to bind and form a loose dough-like ball.

3

Roll into 1-inch balls. Roll the balls in cacao powder (optional) and transfer to an airtight container. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Makes 10 to 12 energy bites.

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Notes:

To make this recipe gluten-free, substitute 1/4 cup of certified gluten-free old-fashioned oats.
The energy balls will stay fresh in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 16
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g13%

Saturated Fat 1g5%
Total Carbohydrate 21g8%
Protein 3g6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.