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Trail Mix Energy Bites

A delicious, easy, vegan, and gluten-free grab-and-go snack.
Course Dessert, Snack
Prep Time 5 minutes
Set Up Time 10 minutes


  • 1 cup dates
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • ½ cut pecans
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • Pinch sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds


  1. In a food processor, add the dates and blend until it forms a thick paste. Add in nuts, peanut butter, and spices and blend until it forms a wet sand like mixture. Stir in chia seeds, coconut, and dried cranberries.
  2. Using a small cookie scoop (or tablespoon measuring spoon), scoop out the mix and form into ball and place on baking sheet. Repeat process until all of the mixture is used.
  3. Put baking sheet in fridge and allow for the energy bites to set up, about 30 minutes. Enjoy!
  4. Store in airtight container in fridge for up to 2 weeks.

Recipe Notes

Store these in an airtight container in fridge for up to 2 weeks or freezer for up to a month.