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Salted Caramel Apple Energy Balls (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Gluten-Free, Vegan
Keyword energy balls, energy bites, Gluten-Free, healthy snack, salted caramel, salted caramel apple energy balls, vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author hannahmageerd


  • 1 cup pitted Medjool dates
  • 1 cup walnut pieces (can sub. almonds or pecans)
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 3 tbsp unsweeteend applesauce
  • 2 tbsp ground flax seed
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • optional: more walnut pieces or shredded coconut for rolling


  • Add dates, oats, walnuts, applesauce, ground flax, cinnamon and sea salt to the food processor. Process until the mixture forms a sticky dough.
  • Using clean hands, roll the dough into balls (about 1 1/2 tbsp per ball) and roll them in a plate of crushed walnuts or shredded coconut if desired.
  • Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes then enjoy. Store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer.