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3 Ingredient No Bake Apricot Cashew Energy Bites - These  kid-friendly, vegan energy bites are a quick and easy, healthy snack for busy days! Gluten free and paleo friendly too! | Foodfaithfitness.com | @FoodFaithFit

No Bake Energy Balls With Apricots and Cashews

These 3 ingredient apricot cashew no bake energy bites are a quick and easy, healthy snack for busy days! Gluten free and paleo and vegan friendly too!

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword energy bites, gluten free, healthy snacks, no bake, paleo, vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 25 Bites
Calories 70 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup Unsweetened coconut flakes (optional)
  • 1 Cup Roasted salted cashews (140g)
  • 2 Cups Dried apricots (300g)
  • 2 tsp Coconut oil, melted

Instructions

  1. If using coconut flakes: preheat your oven to 350 degrees and spread the flakes on a baking sheet. Bake until golden brown, stirring occasionally, about 3-6 minutes. Watch them closely, as they burn quickly.

  2. Place the cashews in a large food processor and process until crumbly and broken down. Add in the dried apricots and process until well mixed and the mixture begins to form a sticky dough.

  3. With the food processor running, stream in the coconut oil. Process until it forms a ball.

  4. Use a 1 Tbsp measure to scoop the ball and roll into bites*.  Roll in toasted coconut, if using, and place onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet.  Chill for an hour or so until they lose their stick, and then place into a container to store in the refrigerator.

  5. DEVOUR as you need energy!

Recipe Notes

*If the dough is too sticky to roll right away, just chill it for 15-20 minutes in the refrigerator.  But, mine was fine right away!