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Chocolate Orange Cranberry Energy Bites

These Chocolate Orange Cranberry Energy Bites are a decadent treat that can be made in advance and added to a lunch box throughout the week, or you could even take them to parties or give them as gifts during the holidays.
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 24


  • 1 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 8 Medjool dates pitted
  • 5 dried apricots
  • 1/2 navel orange peeled
  • 1/2 tsp orange extract


  • Add all of the ingredients to a food processor and pulse until it comes together as a sticky dough.
  • Take a heaping tablespoon of the mix and roll it into a ball. Repeat until all of the dough has been used.
  • The energy bites can be stored in the fridge for 5-7 days or frozen for up to 3 months.


  • If you want, you can roll the energy bites in cacao powder or freeze dried cranberry powder.