Almond Joy Energy Bites Recipe

Almond Joy Energy Bites Recipe

How To Make Almond Joy Energy Bites

Have a healthier candy alternative with a fewer and more natural sugar content like these energy bites made of dates, almonds, and coconuts.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 12ozMedjool dates
  • 2cupsalmonds
  • ½cupshredded coconut
  • ½cupunsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1tbspcoconut oil
  • 1tbspvanilla extract
  • ½tspalmond extract,optional


  1. Add dates and remaining ingredients to a food processor.

  2. Pulse a few times to combine, then use a rubber spatula to scrape the sides of the bowl. Blend the mixture for about 3 minutes, or until the mixture has moved past the crumbly stage and begins to clump and stick to the sides of the food processor.

  3. Use a spoon or small cookie scoop to measure out a tablespoon of dough and roll it into a ball.

  4. If desired, roll the ball in a bowl of coconut flakes. Or just set it aside to eat as-is. Repeat with the remaining dough.

  5. Store the energy bites in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.


  • Calories: 78.44kcal
  • Fat: 4.76g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.26g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.35g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.90g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.84g
  • Fiber: 2.03g
  • Sugar: 6.11g
  • Protein: 1.95g
  • Sodium: 0.81mg
  • Calcium: 26.37mg
  • Potassium: 134.31mg
  • Iron: 0.53mg
  • Vitamin A: 0.60µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.02mg
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