Vegan no-bake chocolate cashew coconut balls in a glass dish sitting on a cooling rack.

Chocolate Cashew Coconut Balls

  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 14 1x
  • Category: Snack, Dessert
  • Method: Food Processor
  • Cuisine: Vegan

You’ve got to try these delicious and decadent yet wholesome and nutritious little balls of energy! Stash these in the freezer so you’ve got a tasty treat on hand to satisfy your sweet tooth with a healthier option.



  • ½ cup raw cashews, almonds or walnuts
  • 1 tightly packed cup, soft pitted dates
  • 1/2 unsweetened fine coconut
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt, or more to taste (optional)
  • coconut or cacao powder for rolling (optional)


  1. Place the nuts in a food processor and processor into a coarse, chunky texture.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and process until it forms a thick dough.
  3. Roll into 14 balls.
  4. Option to roll each ball in coconut, cacao or both.
  5. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 10 days or freezer for up to 3 months.

Keywords: chocolate energy balls, coconut energy balls, no-bake chocolate balls