Stack of 5 coconut cashew paleo energy bars sitting on a piece of parchment paper.

Paleo Energy Bars

  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 10 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Easy to make with just 5 simple ingredients you’ll love the taste and texture of these no-bake bars. Perfect for breakfast, snacking or dessert!



  • 1 1/4 cup packed, soft pitted dates (275 g)
  • 1 cup unsweetened fine coconut (100 g)
  • 1 cup hemp seeds (169 g)
  • 2/3 cup cashews (93 g)
  • 2 tbsp melted coconut oil (30 g)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract, optional
  • pinch of sea salt, optional


  1. Add the cashews to a food processor and process to break down into small pieces.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend into a thick, doughy mixture.
  3. Line a 7 or 8-inch square baking pan with parchment paper then firmly press the dough into the pan until it’s flat and even.
  4. Set the bars in the freezer for at least 1 hour.
  5. Lift the bars out of the pan and slice into 10 bars or 16 squares.
  6. Store in the fridge in a sealed container for up to 2 weeks or freezer for up to 3 months.

Keywords: paleo energy bars