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Horizontal view of the finished energy balls with peanut butter.

Healthy Energy Balls

  • Author: Briana Carter
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Total Time: 10
  • Yield: 25-30 balls 1x


Have you ever had Energy Balls as a snack?  Maybe you wonder what they actually are?  This recipe is going to introduce you to bite sized goodness loaded with healthy nut butter, sweet cranberries, decadent white chocolate, alongside healthy fats, rolled oats, and a hint of salt.  


One bite of these energy balls with peanut butter or almond butter will show you just why they are such a popular snack food!



  • 1 cup Old Fashioned Rolled Oats or Gluten-Free Oats

  • ½ cup Almond Butter or Cashew Butter

  • ⅓ cup Honey

  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla

  • ¼ teaspoon Salt

  • 1 cup Dried Cranberries

  • 1 cup Pistachio Nuts, chopped

  • ¼ cup White Chocolate Chips

  • 1 tablespoon ground Flax Seed

  • 1 tablespoon Chia Seeds



  1. In a large bowl, combine oats, almond butter, honey, vanilla, and salt until well combined

  2. Stir in dried cranberries, nuts, chocolate chips and seeds

  3. If the mixture is too dry, add a little more honey or almond butter

  4. Place in refrigerator to chill for at least 30 minutes

  5. Remove from refrigerator and form into balls using a cookie dough scoop

  6. Eat immediately or store in an airtight container


  • Serving Size: 1 ball
  • Calories: 100
  • Sugar: 6
  • Sodium: 37
  • Fat: 6
  • Carbohydrates: 11
  • Fiber: 2
  • Protein: 3
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