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Salted Caramel Energy Balls


These soft and gooey salted caramel energy balls are the perfect snack to satisfy that sweet tooth without the crash!



  • 1 cup cashews, raw
  • ½ cup almonds, raw
  • 1 Cup Dates (soak in boiling if not super fresh/soft
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Sprinkle of coarse salt to taste
  • ¼ cup warm or boiling water if needed for smoother consistency if using food processor
  • Optional- shredded unsweetened coconut and/or raw cacao or cocoa powder to roll them in at the end


  1. In a Vitamix or high powered blender, combine all ingredients and blend on high. Use your wand as you blend to keep ingredients moving. Alternatively use a food processor. You will need to stop as you go and use a spatula to push down the sides of your mixture. You will also likely need to add warm water to thin out the paste a bit.
  2. Keep blending until ingredients form a smooth paste, adding water as needed.
  3. Use your hands to form into 18 evenly sized balls (Note: Mixture will be a bit oily, this is normal, it is just those healthy fats from the nuts releasing!)
  4. Add an extra sprinkle of sea salt and roll in coconut and/0r raw cacao powder if desired.
  5. Keep in an airtight container to snack on during the week or store in the freezer to eat as you please!
  • Category: Snacks
  • Method: Blended
  • Cuisine: North American

Keywords: Vegan Snacks, Kid Friendly Recipes, Easy Snacks, Healthy Sweets, Meal Prep Recipes

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