Cranberry Gingerbread Energy Bites are a healthy snack to enjoy this holiday season. Whip them up for your meal prep this week!

Cranberry Gingerbread Energy Bites

Cranberry Gingerbread Energy Bites are a tasty Christmas inspired snack made from healthy ingredients. Perfect for those on a vegan, gluten free diet!
Course Snack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 25 energy bites


  • 3/4 cup dried dates
  • 1/2 cup dried figs
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats use certified gluten free if necessary!
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 teaspoon gingerbread spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Chop: Add all ingredients to a powerful food processor and process until smooth (it will take 5 minutes! But don’t stop as long as it looks grainy). It has to look a little like chocolate cookie dough.
  • Tip: Give your food processor a break every minute or so and scrape the sides. If your processor can’t handle it, try pulsing a little of the ingredients at a time, adding more as you go until all the ingredients are incorporated.
  • Shape: Roll into balls (I keep them small because of my hungry munchkins) and store in the fridge or freezer.


If the processing takes too long and the consistency isn't changing to the smooth, cookie-dough like stage, try adding another diced fig or two. If your dried fruit is a little older or on the very dry side, it tends to need a bit more to work.