Trail Mix Snack Balls

A Simple, No-Bake On-the-Go Snack

These 9-ingredient trail mix snack balls are the perfect on-the-go snack! Enjoy them at home or pop them in your bag for on the road, on the trail, or at work.

These snack balls are:

  • Simple
  • No-bake
  • Versatile
  • Plant-based
  • Freezer safe
  • Delicious

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Trail Mix Snack Balls

Recipe by Jessica Wang, RD
Prep Time 15 mins
Servings 12 snack balls
Calories 165 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup almonds whole, raw
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • 8 Medjool dates
  • 2 tbsp almond butter
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds raw
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 tbsp dairy-free mini chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Add dates to hot water. Soak for 10 minutes. Drain and remove pits (if necessary).
  • In food processor, process almonds and rolled oats until a medium-fine meal forms. Remove and set aside.
  • Process pitted dates until smooth.
  • Add nut and oat mixture, nut butter, and salt. Process until combined.
  • Transfer the mixture to bowl and stir in rest of ingredients: pumpkin seeds, raisins, coconut, and chocolate chips.
  • Dough may appear crumbly, but should stick together when pinched together. If dough is not sticky enough, add an extra tablespoon of nut butter.
  • Spoon 2 tablespoons of dough and form into a ball.
  • Enjoy immediately or store in fridge or freezer.

Notes

*This recipe is versatile! Try substituting for any nut or seed butter or type of date you like!

Recipe Cost Breakdown

Ingredients
 
Servings: 12
Quantity
Measure
Cost
Almonds, whole, raw
1
cup
3.24
Rolled oats
1/4
cup
0.19
Medjool dates
8
each
5.71
Almond butter
2
Tbsp
0.75
Pumpkin seeds, raw
 
2
Tbsp
0.25
Raisons
2
Tbsp
0.33
Unsweetened shredded coconut
2
Tbsp
0.32
Mini chocolate chips, dairy free
2
Tbsp
0.40
Total
 
 
11.19
Cost per serving
 
 
0.93

Nutrition

Calories: 165kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 4gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gSodium: 50mgPotassium: 137mgFiber: 3gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 34IUCalcium: 51mgIron: 1mg
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