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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

Description

Cinnamon roll energy balls are sweet, soft, chewy, and oh so delicious! Reminiscent of real cinnamon rolls, this is a healthier alternative to the traditional breakfast pastry. They’re healthy, no-bake, vegan, gluten-free, and oil-free. The recipe is made with 6 ingredients, sweetened with medjool dates, and ready in just 10 minutes. Enjoy these cinnamon energy balls as an on-the-go breakfast, snack, or easy dessert.


Ingredients

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

Instructions

  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!

Notes

  • 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.

Nutrition

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

Keywords: cinnamon roll energy balls, energy ball recipes, healthy cinnamon snacks