Carrot Cake Energy Bites

Do you love traditional carrot cake? You can indulge your sweet tooth with this nutritious snack that is quick and simple to make.

This recipe uses real carrots, which are full of beta carotene, a nutrient your body converts to vitamin A. This vitamin supports normal vision and a healthy immune system.

Made with filling oats, these energy bites will keep you satisfied at work or while exercising. They also contain heart-healthy fats and protein from the walnuts and honey, which is a natural sweetener.

Look no further for a healthy and filling snack to get you through the day!

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Carrot cake energy bite ingredients

Ingredients

2 cups quick oats
2 cups shredded carrots
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 cup dates
1 cup walnuts
2/3 cup shredded coconut, unsweetened
2 Tbsp. whipped cream cheese
1 Tbsp. honey
Optional to roll finished energy bite in shredded coconut, shredded carrots or ground walnuts

Carrot Cake Energy Bites

Instructions
1. Put all ingredients in food processor.
2. Process until well blended and fully combined.
3. Roll into about 20 balls. Option to roll finished ball into shredded coconut, shredded carrots or ground walnuts. Enjoy!

Note: Store in sealed container for 3-5 days in the refrigerator.


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