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cinnamon roll energy balls inside a white bowl

Cinnamon Roll Energy Balls

  • Author: Kaylie Grace
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 14 energy balls 1x
  • Category: Dessert, Snack
  • Method: Blend
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


Cinnamon roll energy balls are no bake, healthy, raw, vegan, and gluten-free. Believe it or not, they taste just like gooey cinnamon buns! These energy bites are made with dates, oats, and cashews, It’s an easy snack recipe that’s great for kids, meal prep, and can be enjoyed as dessert. #energyballs #energybites #cinnamonrolls #cinnamon #nobake #healthysnack #snackrecipes #snackideas #dates #cashews #snack


Units Scale
  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 1 cup medjool dates, tightly packed (~15 dates)
  • 1/2 cup oats, preferably quick oats
  • 1 + 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 + 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt, less if your cashews are salted


  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor.
  2. Process the ingredients until a nearly-smooth, sticky dough forms. See notes if your dough isn’t sticking together.
  3. Use a mini cookie scoop or a tablespoon to scoop the dough into 13-15 rounds. Roll each round of dough into a ball. Enjoy!


  • Don’t forget to pit the medjool dates.
  • If your dates are dry and hard, you may have a difficult time processing the ingredients into a sticky dough. If this is the case, simply add 1 tsp melted coconut oil. Alternatively, add in a few extra medjool dates.


  • Serving Size: 1 ball
  • Calories: 135
  • Sugar: 16g
  • Fat: 4g
  • Carbohydrates: 24g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 3g

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