Quick energy balls

These full-flavored goodies are amazingly delicious and made in no time. I love to eat them as a quick breakfast together with a blueberry smoothie or as a livesaving snack.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 20 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 278 / Protein 8g / Carbohydr. 21g / Fat 13g

Ingredients (10 servings)

100 goatmeal
100 ghazelnuts
100 gsunflower seeds
120 gdates
120 gapricots (dried)
120 gcranberries (dried)
40 mlwater
40 gcocoa powder


cooking spoon (optional), food processor, large bowl

Wine Tip

Dornfelder, sweet, 2012
Intense aromas of forest fruits and elderberries play gently on the gums. The slight sweetness of the cranberry is echoed by this full bodied, ruby red wine.

Step 1

Quick energy balls

Add oatmeal, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds, dates, apricots, and cranberries to a food processor.

food processor

100 g oatmeal / 100 g hazelnuts / 100 g sunflower seeds / 120 g dates / 120 g apricots / 120 g cranberries

Step 2

Quick energy balls

Blend for approx. 1 – 2 min. until all ingredients are well chopped.

Step 3

Quick energy balls

Transfer mixture to a large bowl. Add water and stir well until fully combined. Allow to set for approx. 10 – 15 min.

large bowl, cooking spoon

40 ml water

Step 4

Quick energy balls

Take small portions of the dough (approx. 1.5 tablespoons) and form each portion into a little ball. Then, roll the balls in cocoa powder. Enjoy as a healthy snack!

40 g cocoa powder