The next time you need a quick and healthy snack, look no further. These no-bake Cranberry Mixed Nut Energy Bites make an excellent grab-and-go breakfast. Made with simple ingredients, these one-bowl energy bites can be made in few minutes. Easy enough for kids to make these themselves.

Healthy Breakfast

I usually don’t enjoy having a heavy breakfast. A bowl of fruits or such energy bites is more than enough to keep me full and satisfied. Energy bites are one of my favourite healthy snacks. If you are used to having granola bars, these energy bites are something very similar. You can refrigerate or freeze them and grab a piece whenever you are hungry.

cranberry energy bites

The best part is, it is no-bake and the ingredients can easily be customized to your taste and preference. Also, it is gluten-free, dairy-free, protein-packed. Keeps our stomach full for longer hours. These Cranberry Mixed Nut Energy Bites are refined sugar-free. Absolutely kid-friendly and can be packed for your kids for their snack break.

Ingredients Used

Ingredients for cranberry energy bites
  • Almonds, Walnuts, Pistachios
  • Unsweetened Dried Cranberries
  • Medjool Dates
  • Old fashioned oats
  • Shredded Coconut

How to make these Energy Bites

  • Add the nuts, oats, cranberries and pitted dates to the bowl of a food processor. Blend until well combined. Scrape down the sides and ensure the mixture sticks together.
  • Chill the dough for 30 mins. ( This step is optional )
  • Once the dough is chilled, make even-sized balls.
  • Roll the ball in coconut or pistachios and serve.
How to make cranberry energy bites

Ideas to Customize

You can use just one of the nuts instead a mix of nuts.

Pumpkin seeds, Sunflower seeds, Chia seeds or Flax Seeds make a great addition to this recipe.

Instead of dates, maple syrup or honey can be added.

White chocolate or even semi-sweet chocolate chips taste great in this recipe.

Peanut Butter or Almond Butter can be added to these energy bites.

Cranberry Mixed Nut Energy Bites

Storage Suggestions

  • Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to a week.
  • You can also freeze these energy bites for 2 months. Store these energy bites in freezer-safe ziplock bags or freezer-safe containers. Let the energy bites thaw in the refrigerator for few hours before consuming.

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Cranberry Mixed Nut Energy Bites

The next time you need a quick and healthy snack, look no further. These no-bake Cranberry Mixed Nut Energy Bites make an excellent grab-and-go breakfast. Made with simple ingredients, these one-bowl energy bites can be made in few minutes.
Prep Time10 mins
Resting time20 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cranberry Energy Bites, Energy Balls, Energy Bites
Servings: 20 energy bites
Author: Gayathri Vijayakumar

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Almonds
  • 1/4 cup Walnuts
  • 1/4 cup Pistachios
  • 1/3 cup Dried Cranberries
  • 15 Medjool Dates
  • 1 cup Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • Dried, Unsweetened Coconut optional
  • Finely ground pistachios optional

Instructions

  • Add the nuts, oats, cranberries, salt and pitted dates to the bowl of a food processor. Blend until well combined.
  • Scrape down the sides and ensure the mixture sticks together.
  • Make even-sized balls and keep them ready.
  • Roll the ball in unsweetened, dried coconut or finely ground pistachios and serve.

Notes

I made the balls as soon as the mixture got ready. You can also refrigerate it for 30 mins before making the energy bites. 
Use nuts of your choice. 
You can replace dates with honey or maple syrup.