Paleo Almond Coconut Bites (Vegan)

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These Paleo Almond Coconut Bites are the perfect healthy treat with only 5 ingredients. They are vegan, gluten free, and great for snacks! This recipe was first featured as my guest post on Awakened Nutrition

These Almond Snow Ball Truffles (aka Almond Coconut Bites) are the perfect healthy treat with only 5 ingredients. They are perfect for snacks or homemade gifts! - @TheFitCookie #paleo #vegan

Wow, it’s December already! If you are anything like me, the month of December has crept up on you. I’m not sure why this happens – it’s not like I don’t have a calendar or something.

But I suppose I have been busier lately and haven’t given enough thought to Christmas. I might end up being one of those frazzled last minute shoppers!

These Almond Snow Ball Truffles (aka Almond Coconut Bites) are the perfect healthy treat with only 5 ingredients. They are perfect for snacks or homemade gifts! - @TheFitCookie #paleo #vegan

No worries! I whipped up a fast and healthy dessert recipe just for you that is perfect for the busy holiday season. Whether you need a dessert for dinner guests or need to create a last minute gift, these bites fit the bill, and they double as allergy-friendly truffles.

Have fun with this energy bites recipe: use cashews instead of almonds, or dried apricots in place of dates, or even throw in some mini chocolate chips!

These Almond Snow Ball Truffles (aka Almond Coconut Bites) are the perfect healthy treat with only 5 ingredients. They are perfect for snacks or homemade gifts! - @TheFitCookie #paleo #vegan

Paleo Almond Coconut Bites (Vegan)

These Paleo Almond Coconut Bites are the perfect healthy treat with only 5 ingredients. They are vegan, gluten free, and great for snacks
Paleo, Vegan, Gluten Free; Free of: soy, eggs, peanuts
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Course: Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coconut bites, paleo energy bites, vegan energy bites
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 16 truffles
Calories: 62kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup almonds I like oven roasted
  • 2/3 cup dates
  • 1-2 Tablespoon almond butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut shredded fine

Instructions

  • Place almonds and dates in a food processor and process until course.
  • Add almond butter and vanilla and process again until mixed well and processed a bit more and it starts to stick together.
  • Roll the dough into 16 balls, then roll each ball in the coconut.
  • Enjoy! Store in the fridge

Nutrition

Calories: 62kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 88mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.3mg
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