Blog / Recipes / Heart-Healthy

Maple Walnut Energy Balls

Need a mid-day energy boost? These easy, no-bake Maple Walnut Energy Balls combine walnuts, oats, dates, maple syrup and are rolled in diced walnuts. Recipe by Crowded Kitchen.
Makes 16 Servings
Hands-On Time: 
Total Time: 
About the Chef
Find heart-smartt, bite-sized bliss in the form of these Maple Walnut Energy Balls. Learn how to make them using California Walnuts for American Heart Month.
Find out more at
Add 2 cups walnuts, oats, dates, maple syrup, vanilla and salt to a food processor. Blend until smooth and the dough forms together into cohesive balls, about 1 to 2 minutes.
Finely dice the remaining 1/4 cup walnuts and add to a plate.
Form the dough into 16 balls and roll each ball in the diced walnuts to coat. Store the energy balls in an airtight container in the fridge for a week, or in the freezer for up to three months.