This No-Bake Tahini Energy Ball Recipe with Toasted Coconut marries the beautiful combination of tahini and honey. They are as delicious as they are healthy, with 4 grams of protein per energy ball and 2.5 grams of fibre. Make a big batch of these delicious treats and freeze them for later!
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If the coconut is not already toasted, heat a heavy bottom frying pan over medium-low heat. Add coconut and toast for 2 minutes, stirring the pan regularly so it doesn't burn. Make sure you watch it, you will know when it is done when the coconut is nice and golden.
Add all of the ingredients except for the water into a mixing bowl and stir well to combine.
Cover bowl and let sit in the refrigerator for around 30 minutes.
Check the mixture, if it seems to dry add the water and mix well.
Now roll the mixture into 15 evenly shaped energy balls using the palms of your hands. If the mixture is sticking to your hands too much to roll properly, wet your hands with a little water inbetween every 3-4 energy balls. Store in an airtight container and keep refrigerated for up to 1 week. They also taste great frozen, taken out as needed.
Making Gluten-Free Energy Balls
Make sure to purchase certified gluten-free oats.
Making Vegan Energy Balls
You can use maple syrup in place of honey, though it tends to not be as sticky so more tahini might be needed.
Variations For Hemp Hearts
If you don't have hemp hearts on hand you can omit the hemp hearts and use an additional 1/4 cup of sunflower seeds.
Alternatives To Tahini
Feel-free to use peanut butter or almond butter in this recipe. I personally like it with cashew butter.