Try this delicious vegan apricot balls recipe for a healthy, satisfying sweet snack with no added sugar! These babies are raw, vegan, refined sugar-free and gluten-free! They only take a total of 10 minutes to make and they’re full of essential fatty acids and amino acids. These taste EXACTLY like the apricot logs and apricot squares from the supermarket, but they’re SO much healthier and better for you. No nasty preservatives, colours or flavours, just pure, wholesome ingredients. Go on, give them a go 😉
Total time: 10 minutes
Serves: makes 25 balls
If you don’t have desiccated coconut you can quickly chop shredded/flaked coconut in the food processor prior to starting!
Check out my other vegan dessert recipes, gluten-free vegan recipes and quick & easy vegan recipes. I also have two downloadable vegan cookbooks – my Vegan Main Meals Cookbook and my Vegan Thai Cookbook. ALL of the money from the sale of the Thai cookbook goes to Baan Unrak Thai Animal Sanctuary – a sanctuary in northern Thailand which is home to around 30 beautiful adoptable Thai dogs, and runs the only vet clinic in the area, providing purely donation-based care.
- 3 cups dried apricots
- ½ cup mixed nuts/almonds/nut of choice
- ½ cup shredded/desiccated coconut + another ¾ cup desiccated to roll balls in
- 2 t coconut oil
- 2 t vanilla essence
- Place all the ingredients except the extra coconut in a food processor and process until well combined.
- Roll tablespoonsful of mixture into balls and then roll in extra coconut.