No Bake Apricot-Coconut Bliss Balls! The perfect play on sweet and salty, these delicious pop-able treats are great for on-the-go snacking or as a healthy breakfast or dessert.
Healthy and satisfying, these No Bake Apricot-Coconut Bliss Balls are easy to make, customizable, and uttery delicious! They come together quickly and are stored in the fridge or freezer for when those sweet cravings hit.
Whole Food Plant Based, Vegan, plant based, oil free, refined sugar free, no highly processed ingredients and gluten free.
Hi there, Ameera here!
These No Bake Apricot-Coconut Bliss Balls are so yummy! Yasmeen gobbled them down. They are super easy to make and even more fun to eat!
You gotta give this one a try!
Tips for Success:
- Flavor Profile: These delicious Apricot-Coconut Bliss Balls are easy to make and are both healthy and delicious. They are the perfect snack when you need a quick pick-me-up to power through until your next meal.
- Dried Apricots: We suggest using dried apricots that has some moisture to them and are not overly dry or stiff.
- Coconut Flakes versus Shredded Coconut: We suggest using coconut flakes and not shredded coconut. Shredded coconut is typically very finely chopped and can be used, but we do not have the measurement for shredded coconut. If using finely chopped coconut, then you may wish to scale back on the amount of coconut flakes you use.
- Amount of Sea Salt: We loved that little play on sweet and salty; however, we could see some folks not enjoying this combination. If unsure, start with a pinch or so of sea salt and add more as you go. Taste test often.
- Cashew Butter Substitutes: You can try the typical cashew substitutes: almond butter, other nut or seed butters with the understanding that the flavor and texture will change accordingly. You may need to adjust/add ingredients to compensate. We have not tested any substitutions.
Leftovers and Freezing:
Leftovers will generally keep 10 days in the refrigerator. Store in a covered container.
These bliss balls freeze well.
- Unsweetened Coconut Flakes: We used Bob’s Red Mill Unsweetened Coconut Flakes (Unsulfured). Feel free to use your favorite unsweetened coconut flakes.
- Cashew Butter: We used Artisana Organic Raw Vegan Cashew Butter. Feel free to use your favorite raw cashew butter in this recipe. Read the label, make sure the only ingredient is raw cashews. Do not use a salted or sweetened cashew butter.
- Sea Salt: Please adjust the sea salt based upon your family’s sea salt preferences and/or based upon dietary needs.
Kitchen Equipment Used:
- Food processor
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Healthy and satisfying, these No Bake Apricot-Coconut Bliss Balls are easy to make, customizable, and uttery delicious!
- ¾ cup dried apricots (3.8 oz. or 17 dried apricots) *
- 1 ¼ cups unsweetened coconut flakes *
- ¾ cup pecan halves
- ¼ cup pure maple syrup
- 1 teaspoon cashew butter *
- pinch to ¼ teaspoon sea salt (+/-) *
- Place all the Ingredients into the food processor, process for 30 to 45 seconds, until the mixture starts to gather into a ball.
- Test the “dough” by pinching it to see if it holds together easily. If too wet, add more coconut flakes and process. If too dry, add a ¼ teaspoon more cashew butter. Continue until the dough holds together nicely.
- When the “dough” holds it shape, scoop up 1 rounded tablespoon of the mixture, roll into a firm ball and set on a parchment paper lined plate. Repeat until all the mixture has been rolled into balls.
- Place the plate in the freezer for 30 minutes, then switch to the refrigerator for an hour to allow the bliss balls to firm up. Once firm, store them in the refrigerator in an air-tight container. They also freeze well.
*Please reference the blog post for Tips for Success, Pantry Items Used, Storage and Freezing, and Kitchen Products Used.
*Sea Salt: Please adjust the sea salt based upon your family’s sea salt preferences and/or based upon dietary needs.
*Servings: Makes 19 to 22 bliss balls
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