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.

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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3.8 from 29 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. Serve immediately, or store in airtight container in the refrigerator for up to five 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.

Container Equivalents
½ Purple
1 Yellow

2B Mindset Plate It!
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No-bake Gingerbread Balls recipe for holiday-spiced energy bites.

Photos by Rebecca Swanner