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Date Energy Balls

Date energy balls are the perfect healthy snack. Finely ground dates and walnuts are shaped into little bites, and enjoyed as an easy treat.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy free, date, egg free, gluten free, vegan, walnuts
Servings: 15 energy balls
Calories: 92kcal
Author: Tonje
Cost: Cheap


  • 1 cup nuts*
  • 1 ½ cup dates
  • 1 pinch sea salt


  • Remove any pits from the dates, and shells from the nuts.
  • Then, add the dates and walnuts to a food processor. Process for about 1-2 minutes, until you achieve a fine grain mixture.
  • Pick up a small amount and try to press it into a ball with your hands. The grains should form easily.
  • Shape the mixture into 10-15 energy balls with your hands.



  • Nuts: Use any nuts that you like, such as walnuts, cashews, peanuts, or pecans.
  • Store at room temperature for up to 4 days, in a refrigerator for up to 10 days, or freeze for up to 6 months.


Calories: 92kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 3IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg