These Coconut Date Balls are a perfect healthy snack or dessert option. They are sweet, chewy, and packed with natural ingredients. Plus, they are super easy to make! You’ll love the combination of coconut and dates in every bite.

Preparation time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes | Serves: 12 balls


  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil


  1. In a food processor, blend dates, almonds, shredded coconut, vanilla extract, and coconut oil until mixture is well combined and sticky.
  2. Roll the mixture into small balls, about 1 tablespoon each, and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Refrigerate the coconut date balls for at least 20 minutes to set.
  4. Enjoy as a snack or dessert, and store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 120 || Carbohydrates: 14g || Fat: 7g || Protein: 2g || Fiber: 3g || Sugar: 10g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. Quick and easy to make with minimal ingredients.
  2. Naturally sweetened with dates, making it a healthier dessert option.
  3. Perfect for snacking on-the-go or satisfying a sweet craving.
  4. Packed with energy from almonds and coconut.
  5. Kid-friendly and great for meal prep.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid over-blending the mixture, as it may become too sticky to roll into balls.
  2. Make sure to refrigerate the balls before serving to help them set and firm up.
  3. Avoid leaving the balls out at room temperature for too long, as they may become too soft.
  4. Be mindful of portion sizes, as these coconut date balls are energy-dense due to the natural sugars and fats.
  5. Avoid using old or dried out dates, as they may not stick together well in the mixture.

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