But these no-bake gingerbread balls are a surprisingly delicious way to enjoy the spiced flavors of traditional gingerbread cookies — without the guilt.
These energy balls are perfect for a healthy holiday snack, but let’s be real: We’d eat these year-round. (And we will.)
Ginger, cloves, and cinnamon evoke cozy winter days and nights, while dates provide just the right touch of sweetness.
These gingerbread balls are a yummy holiday treat!
- ¼ cup almond flour
- ¾ cup dry old-fashioned rolled oats (gluten-free)
- 1 scoop Vanilla Shakeology
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
- ½ tsp. ground ginger
- ¼ tsp. ground cloves
- 1¼ cups pitted dates, packed
Place almond flour, oats, Shakeology, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves in a food processor; pulse until mixture is the consistency of flour.
Add half of dates; pulse until well blended.
Add remaining dates; pulse until mixture forms a uniform dough.
Shape dough into 12 walnut-sized balls; place in airtight container.
Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
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Photos by Rebecca Swanner