Apricot And Coconut Balls

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Hitting the road for spring break? These Apricot and Coconut Energy Balls are a delicious snack, and are perfect for traveling. Dried apricots blended with pecans, walnuts and coconut shreds creates a quick treat made in only 5 minutes.

Serves: 12

Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients for the Apricot and Coconut Balls:

– 1 cup pecans

– 1/2 cup walnuts

-2 cups dried apricots

-1/3 coconut shreds

– 1 teaspoon coconut oil

– 1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional)

– pinch of sea salt

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 2 cups dried apricots
  • 1/3 shredded coconut
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional)
  • pinch of sea salt

Instructions

  1. Start by adding the nuts into a food processor and chop until the nuts form a crumble, about 1-2 minutes.
  2. Then simply add the remaining ingredients to the food processor and blend until its all mixed together and forms a sticky ball, about 2 minutes.
  3. Now with your hands, roll the mixture into small balls and store in the freezer or refrigerator for up to a few weeks. Enjoy!
Marie ReginatoAbout Marie Reginato

Marie Reginato is a food photographer in San Francisco, CA and the author of 8th and Lake, a popular health food blog that shares tips and recipes for having fun in the kitchen and not taking food too seriously.

Marie started 8thandlake after her boyfriend suffered from 8 years of unexplained stomach pains. What started out as a way to share delicious foods that would heal his body, turned into a space for creating recipes that are loosely focused on brining veggies to the center of the plate — food that makes you enthusiastic not frustrated.

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