Chocolate-Cranberry Energy Bars


A tasty snack that is easy on the stomach and has a good balance of ingredients to provide energy during athletic activities, training, or events.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
10 bars


  • ½ cup raw almonds

  • ½ cup walnuts

  • ½ cup pitted dates

  • ½ cup dried cranberries

  • cup shredded coconut

  • 3 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Pulse almonds and walnuts together in the bowl of a food processor until chopped. Add dates and cranberries, a little at a time, and continue to chop. Add coconut, cocoa, and vanilla extract. Process to desired consistency.

  3. Roll dough into a 2-inch wide log and cut into ten 3/4-inch thick pucks. Place on the prepared baking sheet.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until set, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

129 Calories
8g Fat
13g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 129
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 27mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 142mg 3%

* 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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