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Coconut Almond Laraballs
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Coconut Almond Energy Balls

You'll love this copycat ball-shaped version of the popular and tasty Larabars. These coconut almond energy balls are made with dried dates, nuts, and fruit.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten free, Paleo
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 18
Calories 142kcal
Author Amee

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ¾ cup raw almonds whole with the skin on
  • 3 tsp virgin coconut oil melted
  • 2 tbsp roasted almond butter
  • 2 tbsp coconut cream
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 ½ cups pitted dates
  • 1 tsp real vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • dash freshly grated nutmeg *just a dash,nutmeg can be overpowering
  • 1 tsp orange zest about one whole orange zested with a microplaner
  • ½ cup extra coconut for rolling balls

Instructions

  • Put all ingredients into the bowl of a food processor and blend until well mixed, nuts should be in small bits and not finely ground.
  • Add dates and pulse until mixture starts to form a ball and stick together.
  • Dates should be incorporated and mixture should easily roll into a balls.
  • Roll balls into coconut and refrigerate for at least an hour or overnight.
  • Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 70mg | Potassium: 187mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 18IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg