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  • Writer's pictureJenn Clayton

Cherry Pie Energy Balls

A GREAT snack or healthy, clean eating dessert!! Easy to take on the go!

A PERFECT healthy snacks for kids too!! A mist make clean eating recipe! Yummy!

Full recipe in video below

RECIPE:

  • 1 ½ cup dried cherries (no sugar)

  • ½ cup medjool date- pitted

  • 1 cup raw cashew pieces

  • 1 tablespoon nut butter

  • 1 tablespoon sugar free maple syrup

  • ½ cup rolled oats

  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut (optional)


  • Place cherries in a bowl with warm water and let soak for 15 minutes.

  • Drain and place cherries along with dates into the bowl of a food processor fit with a steel blade. Process until the fruit is starting to come together, about 30 seconds.

  • Add cashews and process again until cashews are broken apart and evenly distributed throughout the mixture, another 30 seconds or so.

  • With the processor going, add cashew butter. Continue to process until the mixture starts to come together to form a dough. Add in maple syrup if desired.

  • Pulse in quinoa flakes (or oats) until dough holds its shape when pressed between your fingers.

  • Taking 2 tablespoons of dough at a time, roll it into a ball between your hands. If using, roll in coconut and set on a plate. Repeat until all balls are formed.

  • Chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes before serving. Keep refrigerated in a sealed container for up to 5 days.

14 Energy Balls:

165 calories

10g fat

29g carbs

3g protein


Recipe inspiration from simplyquinoa.com






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