Simple Bliss Balls

These Bliss Balls will turn into the favorite snack of anyone who'll try them. Even if you don't like dates I guarantee you will love this recipe!

bliss balls in a bowl

People tend to think that when you go vegan you have nothing to snack on. Others may think that all we veganish people ever eat is fruits and veggies.

bliss balls ingredients

Well, these small energy snacks (or how I like to call them - Bliss Balls) will turn into the favorite snack of anyone who'll try them. Even if you don't like dates, I guarantee this recipe will bring you utter joy!

bliss balls mix

These are my classic go-to version of Bliss Balls, but the great thing is that you can add anything to this recipe - any superfoods, nuts, spices or seeds you have in your pantry can work here!

chia seeds
cacao nibs

Personally, we love to pack 2 Bliss Balls when we head out to work in the morning and eat them as an afternoon snack. On the weekends these are great before / after yoga class for a boost of energy.

bliss balls ready to serve closeup

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Think Ahead
Prep Time
25 min
Bliss Balls


  • 15.75 oz pitted medjool dates
  • 6.25 oz mix of walnuts and almonds
  • 2 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp maca powder (optional)
  • 1.5 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp cacao nibs


  1. Place the dates in a food processor, and pulse for about 1 minute.
  2. Add the almonds and walnuts and pulse until they are nicely crushed and fully mixed with the dates.

  3. Add the cacao powder, chia, maca (optional) and coconut oil. Mix again.

  4. Finally, add the cacao nibs and pulse for as much as you want (if you like it crunchy as we do, make sure you don't pulse too much).

  5. Roll into small balls and place the rolled balls into an airtight container.

  6. Keep in the freezer for up to 3 months.