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strawberry fudge energy date balls in a bowl with 3 on a white board with dates and dried strawberries
Strawberry Fudge Energy Date Balls
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins

Healthy snacks don't need to be boring and tasteless! Strawberry Fudge Energy Date Balls are delicious little paleo, Whole30(ish) nutrition powerhouses.

Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy-free snacks, energy date balls, paleo snacks, strawberry and chocolate snacks, whole30 snacks
Servings: 18
Calories: 75 kcal
  1. Pulse nuts in a food processor until the pieces are somewhat uniform in size. Some larger chunks may remain.

  2. Add the dates and cocoa powder and process until most of the mixture minced.

  3. Add the strawberries and process until the mixture starts to come together in a mostly cohesive massive.

  4. Pinch off chunks of the mixture and roll into balls.

Recipe Notes

Dates come in many sizes and types so what you use may dictate how many you need for this recipe. Medjool dates are larger and darker. Deglet Noor dates are smaller and lighter. You can use either but will need about 50% more Deglet Noor dates than Medjool.


Most nuts will work well. I have experimented with almonds, walnuts, cashews, and pecans. 


Store the bars in an air-tighter container at room temperature for up to two weeks. 

Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Fudge Energy Date Balls
Amount Per Serving (1 ball)
Calories 75 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 0mg0%
Potassium 145mg4%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 38.5mg47%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.