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Apricot, Pistachio and Chia Seed Energy Balls

Updated: May 5

No bake apricot, pistachio & chia balls are a simple and healthy snack that can be made in minutes! These vegan energy balls are loaded full of healthy ingredients and free from any refined sugars, perfect for both kids and adults. Store them in the freezer for convenient school lunchboxes and healthy snacking, any time!


  • 10 medjool dates pitted

  • 1 cup dried apricots

  • 1/4 cup pistachios

  • 1/3 cup chia seeds

  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut (plus a little extra to roll the balls in)

  • 1 tbsp maple syrup


  • Add all the energy ball ingredients to a food processor and pulse until it forms a sticky dough.

  • Use your hands to roll 1 tbsp sized balls, then roll each ball into some shredded coconut.

  • Pop the energy balls in the fridge to chill and set for at least 2 hours. Store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.


  • The pistachios can be subbed out for any nut, macadamia nuts also work very well.

  • If your mix is a little too sticky add a tablespoon or two of oats to the mixture.

  • To make it nut free use sunflower seeds instead of pistachios.


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