Apple Cinnamon Energy Balls are quick and easy to make and packed with fibre, protein and clean eating ingredients like cinnamon, dried apple rings, almond butter, almonds, pistachios, gluten-free rolled oats and maple syrup. Top them with a sea salt caramel drizzle for a decadent treat!
- 1 cup dried apple rings (from Bulk Barn)
- 1 cup gluten-free rolled oats (I use Bob’s Red Mill)
- 1/2 cup natural almond butter
- 1/4 cup raw almonds
- 1/4 cup raw pistachios
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 3 tsp cinnamon
- 3 tbsp sea salt caramel chips
- 1/2 tbsp virgin coconut oil (cold pressed)
- Additional pistachios (crushed) for topping
- Add all the ingredients, except the sea salt caramel chips and coconut oil, to a food processor and process on high until the mixture is crumbly (see note).
- Roll the mixture into balls and place on a wax paper lined baking sheet. You should get about 20-22 balls.
- Place the chips and coconut oil in a microwave safe bowl and heat for about 30 seconds. Remove and stir the chips until fully melted. Drizzle a little bit over each ball and sprinkle with crushed pistachios.
- Place in the freezer for 30 minutes or until the drizzle has set.
- Store in an airtight container in the fridge and enjoy within 4-5 days. You can also freeze them for later enjoyment!
- You definitely need a powerful food processor or blender to make these energy bites. I have a 9-cup food processor. If your food processor is smaller or not powerful, you could cut the recipe in half. You could also chop the dried apple rings before placing them in the food processor and even process the dry ingredients before adding the wet ingredients
- I was also able to make these energy balls in my Ninja Blender, as it is pretty powerful. While it worked fine, the food processor was much quicker and easier.
- The salted caramel chip drizzle is completely optional.
Keywords: apple, cinnamon, energy bites, snacks