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No Bake Banana Bread Energy Balls

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • cook_time Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • total_time Total Time: 15 minutes
  • yield Yield: 12 energy balls 1x
  • category Category: Snack
  • method Method: No Bake
  • cuisine Cuisine: American


Easy Banana Bread Energy Balls that taste just like a slice of your favorite banana bread. Made with 8 ingredients, filled with nutrients and high in protein – these no bake energy bites are a must make sweet treat snack!



  • 1/2 cup mashed banana
  • 2 cups gluten free oats
  • 1/2 cup dry pitted dates (about 6 large ones)
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup water (or more if needed)


  1. Add gluten free oats, mashed banana, cinnamon, dried dates, almond butter, pecans, and vanilla protein powder to food processor.
  2. Pulse until ingredients are blended and oats are finely chopped, almost like flour consistency. (about 7-9 times)
  3. Slowly add water to the food process and blend until the mixture sticks together. You may need to add more or less water depending on your energy ball dough.
  4. Form energy bite mixture into 1″ balls and place on parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  5. Serve immediately or store in air tight container in refrigerator.


  • Serving Size: 1 energy ball
  • Calories: 125
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Sodium: 16 mg
  • Fat: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 13 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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