apple-cinnamon-granola-bites-mainMore and more of us are wanting quick and convenient breakfast and snack options, yet don’t want to succumb to eating processed bars full of vegetable oils and preservatives. Many people are opting to make their own nut and fruit bars or balls. This recipe requires no cooking, just a food processor and your hands to roll them up.



1/2 cup apple, grated;
1/2 cup raw pecans;
1/2 cup raw almonds;
10 medjool dates, pitted;
1/2 cup almond butter;
1/2 cup coconut flakes;
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon;
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract;


  • Pulse the pecans and almonds in a food processor until grounded, then place in a large bowl.
  • Process the dates in the food processor until the dates turn into a soft paste; you might need to add 1 or 2 tbsp. of water to help the process.
  • Add the date paste to the nuts and combine all the remaining ingredients. Stir until well combined.
  • Scoop the mixture into tablespoon-sized portions and squeeze together to form a ball, repeat until the remaining mixture is used.
  • Refrigerate for an hour or two, then serve.

Apple Cinnamon Granola Bites


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