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Easy Raw Energy Bites

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Photo attribution: Joanne Sae Yeon Lee
Ready In: 5 minutes
Serves: 12
VegetarianVeganLow Added SugarDairy-freeGluten-freeLow Sodium

Use this recipe to turn common pantry staples into a quick, tasty snack.

What you'll need

Blender or food processor


Serves 12
1/2 cup Dried Fruit soaked or 1 cup Dates
1 cup Rolled Oats
1/2 cup Nut Butter (sun/almond/peanut)
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
1/4 cup Nuts or of Pumpkin Seeds or of Sunflower Seeds
1 teaspoon Cocoa Powder unsweetened, optional

Video Directions



In a food processor or blender, put in dried fruit, nut butter, vanilla extract, ground cinnamon, and raw nuts or seeds. Blend them for a few minutes until you get a paste-consistency.


Add rolled oats (and cocoa powder) and blend for another 1 minute. If the consistency is still too wet, feel free to add more rolled oatmeal 2 tbsp at a time.


Once the batter comes to the desired consistency (like cookie dough), empty out the batter into a separate bowl and form into balls or squares.



Storage Tips

Place leftovers in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for 3-4 days or in the freezer for 3-4 months! 

Chef's Tips

To make this recipe without a food processor or a blender, substitute the dried fruit or dates with applesauce or honey and mix with a spatula.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.00 piece

Serving Per Container 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories 130
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8 g10%
Saturated Fat 1 g5%
Sodium 56 mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 13 g5%
Dietary Fiber 2 g7%
Protein 4 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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