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Carrot Oat Balls [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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These little snacks are like bite-sized pieces of carrot cake! They're soft, a little chewy, and sweet, but not too sweet. They can be personalized with anything that suits your taste buds, from chocolate chips to dried fruit. Grab these as a to-go snack, sprinkle these on top of ice cream-like smoothies, or serve them on sundaes!

Carrot Oat Balls [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

This Recipe is :

Dairy Free Vegan




  • 2 medium carrots
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free oats
  • 4-5 dates, soaked
  • 3 tablespoons water from the soaked dates
  • 1 tablespoons flax powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, plus 1–2 tablespoons liquid sweetener of choice
  • A pinch of salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ginger spice
  • 2 teaspoons nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon nut or seed butter (optional)
  • Vegan chocolate chips (optional)
  • Dried fruit (optional)


  1. In a food processor, blend the oats until fine, then blend the carrots and the rest of the ingredients, including the nut/seed butter, if using, until combined.
  2. Take tablespoon-sized batter portions and roll into balls. If you’re doing variations fold in dried fruit or chocolate chips.
  3. Place in a loaf pan or freezer-friendly container.
  4. Store in the freezer until ready to eat. Let it defrost for a few minutes before serving.

Nutrional Information

Total Calories: 485 | Total Carbs: 78 g | Total Fat: 20 g | Total Protein: 13 g | Total Sodium: 109 g | Total Sugar: 39 g

(Per Serving) Calories: 30 | Carbs: 5 g | Fat: 1 g | Protein: 1 g | Sodium: 7 g | Sugar: 2 g





Gluten-free dinners and desserts with flavor combos from your wildest foodie dreams. Hello, I'm Margaux! I'm burrowed over at Marfigs' Munchies – a 100 percent vegan and mostly gluten free, diabetic-friendly space. I love fresh, abundant food and fostering kittens for the cuddles.



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7 comments on “Carrot Oat Balls [Vegan, Gluten-Free]”

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Margot Bst
1 Years Ago

Cécile Ballotti

Susie Strachan
1 Years Ago

What are "gluten-free oats"? And this would be good with pineapple instead of dates.

Susie Strachan
1 Years Ago

What are "gluten-free oats"? And this would be good with pineapple instead of dates.

Nicole Marie
1 Years Ago

Brittney i want some!

Nicole Marie
1 Years Ago

Brittney i want some!

Charley Chesney
1 Years Ago

Chelsea Blundell

Chelsea Blundell
21 Mar 2016

oOo yum

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