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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

Add all of the ingredients to the bowl of a food processor.


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


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.



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.