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These chocolate cherry energy bites are perfect for satisfying a sweet craving! A healthy snack made with just 5 ingredients - plus they’re vegan friendly and gluten free.

Chocolate Cherry Energy Bites

Made with just 5 nutritious ingredients, chocolate cherry energy bites make a healthy sweet treat snack!
Course Dessert, Snack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 120kcal
Author Snacking in Sneakers



  • 1 cup rolled oats (if gluten free, look for certified GF oats)
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (whole shelled)
  • 1/2 cup dates, pitted and chopped in half
  • 1/2 cup cherries, pitted
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips (Enjoy Life brand is dairy free)



  • Add all ingredients to a food processor. Pulse several times until everything is well combined. Roll mixture into 12 balls and store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to several days.


Nutrition analysis (approximate for 1 energy bite):
120 calories, 5 g fat, 18 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 11 g sugar, 2 grams protein, Vitamin A: 0%, Vitamin C: 1%, Calcium: 2%, Iron: 7%


Calories: 120kcal