No bake carrot/almond balls. Tender, naturally sweetened carrot cake bites with dates, carrots, walnuts, cinnamon, and coconut flour! Make these super healthy carrot balls for a perfect afternoon snack for your kids. They won't even be able to tell you it has carrots.
These healthy carrot cake bites remind you of an indulgent slice of cake, but are actually good for you! Just like other energy ball recipes, these little carrot cake bites are made in your food processor. If you haven't read our Ultimate Guide for how to make energy balls, check it out because. You can have No bake carrot/almond balls using 9 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of No bake carrot/almond balls
- Prepare 1 cup of Blanched almond meal.
- It’s 1/2 cup of grated carrots.
- It’s 1/4 cup of unsweetened coconut, shredded.
- You need 4 tbsp of cream cheese.
- Prepare 1/3 cup of granulated sugar or low carb sweetener.
- Prepare of Zest of 1 lemon.
- It’s 1 tsp of vanilla extract.
- It’s 1 tsp of cinnamon.
- Prepare Pinch of nutmeg.
They will keep for one week in an airtight container stored in the refrigerator. This recipe is nut-free, vegan and gluten-free. If you like, you can roll each ball in shredded coconut for an extra treat. A no bake almond butter balls recipe that's quick and easy to make.
No bake carrot/almond balls step by step
- Add all the ingredients together in a food processor and mix until combined..
- Form balls of 1 tbsp size pressed with your hands. Put in the fridge for about 30 minutes to get them to the firm..
- Tip: Firstly, I cut the carrots and grated them before in the food processor, took me 2 mins. Secondly, I soaked the almonds for about two hours and peeled off the skin, dried them and chopped them in the food processor separately coz I didn't have the blanched almond flour. You could always get it from the store. Thirdly, I used regular granulated sugar, but if you want to make it extra healthy you can always use low-carb sweetener (erythritol)..
- You can also do a coating of coconut once you form the balls..
These little protein bites are a perfect snack to boost energy during the day. These almond butter balls could also be called protein bites. Rather than making bars, I formed them into balls so they wouldn't fall apart. When you're in need of a quick, healthy snack (or sweet treat), these carrot cake bites are the perfect recipe! I added oats to firm them a bit and rolled them in almond flour.