Vegan Paleo No Bake Energy Balls Recipe

See how to make no bake energy balls with just 5 simple, natural ingredients! This vegan paleo energy balls recipe is loaded with dates, almond butter, and coconut.


Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Author Maya Krampf from


  • 1 cup Medjool dates (~8-10, pitted)
  • 1/2 cup Raw cashews (or pecans)
  • 1/4 cup Desiccated coconut (plus more for coating)
  • 2 tablespoons Almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon Unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon Maple syrup (optional)
US Customary - Metric
  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

  2. Combine dates and cashews or pecans in a food processor. Pulse until mixture is finely chopped. Add remaining ingredients, then process until mixture starts to come together in a large ball.

  3. Roll tablespoon-sized portions of the mixture into balls, roll in coconut, and place them on prepared baking sheet.

  4. Chill 30-60 minutes until set. Store leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature or in the fridge/freezer.

Recipe Notes

Serving size: 1/8 of the energy balls, will depend on size

Nutrition Information Per Serving

Calories: 145 | Fat: 8g | Total Carbs: 19g | Net Carbs: 17g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Protein: 3g

Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy, sourced from the USDA Food Database. Net carb count excludes both fiber and sugar alcohols (though the latter are rarely seen on this site), because these do not affect blood sugar in most people. We try to be accurate, but feel free to make your own calculations.


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