Date Hemp Energy Balls with Berries

Date-Hemp Energy Balls

  • Author: Carrie Forrest, MPH in Nutrition
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Raw
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Paleo


A delicious and satisfying healthy treat, these Date-Hemp Energy Balls are super easy and great for kids.


  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup hemp seeds
  • 1 cup Medjool dates, pitted (about 10 large)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon carob or cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons toasted shredded coconut for topping (optional)


  • Combine the pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds, pitted dates, coconut flour, carob or cocoa powder, coconut oil, and vanilla extract in the bowl of a food processor.
  • Pulse on high to combine; about 45 seconds total.
  • Pour the mixture into a medium mixing bowl and use your hands to form 12 energy balls.
  • If desired, place the toasted coconut on a plate and roll each ball over the coconut as a topping.
  • Chill for at least 30 minutes before serving.