Walnut Date Balls


Love these as a snack or dessert! There's no added sugar. You can press them into a 9x9-inch pan and cut into bars, if you prefer.

close up view of Walnut Date Balls on a white platter
Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 20 mins
24 date balls


  • 2 cups walnuts

  • 2 cups pitted Medjool dates

  • 1 cup shredded coconut

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Process walnuts, dates, coconut, sesame oil, sea salt, and vanilla extract together in a food processor until combined. Roll date mixture into bite-size balls; refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

232 Calories
14g Fat
28g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 232
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Sodium 165mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 292mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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