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Homemade gluten-free coconut energy balls


5 from 1 vote
Vegan Coconut Cashew Balls. Sweet, indulgent, absolutely delicious, and super easy to make. You’ll need only 4 ingredients to make this healthy no-bake treat. Gluten-free.
Prep Time:15 mins
Cook Time:0 mins
Chilling Time::1 hr
Total Time:1 hr 15 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Czech
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan
Yield: 22 balls
Calories: 97kcal
Author: Plantiful Bakery


  • ¾ cup (188g) cashew butter*
  • cup (70g) coconut cream, = a creamy part of full-fat coconut milk chilled in the fridge overnight
  • 5 tbsp (85g) maple syrup
  • 1 ½ cup (100g) desiccated coconut + extra for coating


  • In a bowl, using a fork, combine cashew butter and maple syrup. Add coconut cream a mix well to combine. Then add desiccated coconut and mix until well combined. If the mixture is too sticky, add more desiccated coconut (or add coconut flour).
  • Place the mixture in the fridge and let chill for about 60 minutes to firm up.
  • Roll out 22 even balls between your hands (1 ball = about 18g). Roll each ball in desiccated coconut to coat.
  • Enjoy immediately or refrigerate to firm up.


* Cashew butter: You can also use almond or peanut butter.


Store the coconut cashew balls in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 7 days.


Calories: 97kcal
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