Gingerbread Energy Balls

Gingerbread Energy Balls

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.

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Gingerbread Balls |

3.9 from 19 votes

Gingerbread Balls

These gingerbread balls are a yummy holiday treat!

Course Shakeology, Snack
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 18 servings, 1 ball each
Calories 88 kcal
Author Beachbody


  • ¼ cup almond flour
  • ¾ cup dry rolled oats
  • 1 scoop Vanilla Whey Shakeology
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp. ground cloves
  • cups pitted dates, packed


  1. Place almond flour, oats, Shakeology, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves in a food processor; pulse until mixture is the consistency of flour.
  2. Add half of dates; pulse until well blended.
  3. Add remaining dates; pulse until mixture forms a uniform dough.
  4. Shape dough into 12 walnut-sized balls; place in airtight container.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
  6. Store refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Gingerbread Balls
Amount Per Serving (1 ball)
Calories 88 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Sodium 13mg1%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 3g6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
1 Single Serving Snack

P90X3 Portions
1 Carb

Body Beast Portions
1 Starch

Container Equivalents
½ Purple
1 Yellow

2B Mindset Plate It!
Enjoy as an occasional treat. Be sure to track it.

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No-bake Gingerbread Balls recipe for holiday-spiced energy bites.

Photos by Rebecca Swanner