Cherry Pie Energy Bites
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  • 15 dates
  • 1 cup dried unsweetened cherries
  • ½ cup pecan halves
  • ¼ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
  1. Place all the ingredients together in a food processor and blend for about 1 minute, or until everything is pulverized and sticks together like a dough.
  2. Use a tablespoon to measure out the mixture and roll into balls.
For best results, plump the dates by soaking them in hot water for a minute before draining and adding to the food processor.
Keep in an airtight container up to 5 days. I prefer them kept in the fridge, but they can be left at room temperature.
Recipe by A Cookie Named Desire at