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Oats Energy Bites in a brown bowl. seen in background are some diyas

Oats Energy Bites (No-cook, No-Bake, Processed Sugar-Free)

Made with just 5 ingredients, this Dates and Nuts energy bites are an instant source of energy, are Sugarless, Vegan and can be done in just 10 minutes.
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Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: International
Keyword: Diwali Recipes, Energy Bites, Festival Special Recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 16 No.
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre


  • 1 Cup Dates
  • 1 Cup Nuts of your choice (I used Almonds, Pecans & Walnuts, one can use a combination or only 1 nut of choice too.)
  • 1 Cup Oats
  • Zest of one Lemon (-optional - Can replace with Orange too)
  • 1 tbsp Coconut/Vegetable Oil -optional


  • Remove the seeds from the Dates. 
    1 Cup Dates
    Ingredients for Oats Energy Bites
  • Add everything in a food processor or a high power blender. i.e. Oats, Dates & Nuts, lemon zest
    1 Cup Dates, 1 Cup Nuts of your choice, 1 Cup Oats, Zest of one Lemon
  • Grind it until it resembles a course mixture.
    Processed energy bites ingredients in food processor
  • Try to bind the mixture with your hand. If unable to bind add oil.
    1 tbsp Coconut/Vegetable Oil
  • Take a tablespoon of mixture in your hand and form ball (Ladoo) shape.
    Shaping into balls
  • Store it in an air-tight container
    Ready oats ladoo


  • Standard US Size cups used
  • Nuts of choice can be used. I have used a combination of almonds, Pecans & Walnuts. One can use only 1 nut of choice too.  
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