WW Recipe of the Day: No Bake Cranberry Date Nut Energy Bites
(160 calories | 8 8 8 myWW *SmartPoints value per serving)
Whip up a batch of these little no-bake energy bites to have on hand the next time you need a quick snack. These bite-size snacks keep well in the refrigerator and travel well too—with no ingredients that will melt or drip all over the place.
Perfect for lunch boxes, after school snacks or a post-workout pick-me-up, these cranberry date energy bites are a great alternative to to sugary candy bars.
How Many Calories and WW Points in these No-Bake Cranberry Date Nut Energy Bites?
According to my calculations, each 2-bites serving has 160 calories and:
8 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
8 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
8 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
5 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
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How to Make Cranberry Date Walnut Energy Bites Step-by-Step
Step 1: Gather and prepare all ingredients.
Step 2: Add ingredients to food processor
and pulse until mixture becomes crumbled, about 2 minutes.
Step 3: Roll 1 tablespoon of the crumble mixture between your palms until a ball is formed.
Step 4: Place balls on parchment-lined baking sheet . Repeat with remaining crumble mixture.
Step 5: Chill for at least 15 minutes before serving.
Step 6: Extra balls can stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Cranberry Date Walnut Balls Recipe Notes
Use a small cookie scoop (about 1 tablespoon) to portion out equal amounts before rolling.
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Cranberry Date Nut Energy Bites
- 1/2 cup rolled oats
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1/2 cup reduced sugar dried cranberries
- 4 pitted Medjool dates, chopped
- 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
- Add ingredients to food processor and pulse until mixture becomes crumbled, about 2 minutes.
- Roll 1 tablespoon of the crumble mixture between your palms until a ball is formed.
- Place balls on parchment-lined baking sheet. Repeat with remaining crumble mixture.
- Chill for at least 15 minutes before serving.
- Extra balls can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Recipe source: Mom’s Sugar Solution : 150 Low-Sugar Recipes for Your Kids’ Favorite Foods, Sweet Treats, and More! by Laura Chalela Hoover, MPH, RDN
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
If you like these Cranberry Date Energy Bites, you might also like:
- No-Bake Peanut Buttery Cookie Dough Bites
- No-Bake Crispy Rice Date Balls
- Easy No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Squares
- No-Bake Oatmeal Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
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