These no-bake energy bites are the sweet and salty, the pecans accent the maple syrup perfectly, and the coconut adds a lovely bit of chewiness. Plus, they’re gluten free, Paleo, and vegan! The best part? You only need are 5 simple ingredients that you probably have in your pantry already!

Salted Maple Pecan Pie Energy Balls [Vegan, Gluten-Free, Paleo]



  • 1 cup pitted Medjool dates (about 13-15)
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut (plus 1/3 cup for rolling)
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt


  1. Place all of the dates, pecans, 1/2 cup shredded coconut, maple syrup, and salt in a food processor. Process for 1-2 minutes until mixture comes together.
  2. Place extra coconut in a bowl and set aside.
  3. Roll the mixture into 12 balls. Roll balls in coconut and refrigerate 30 minutes before serving.

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