Fig Oatmeal Energy Ball Recipe

This California Fig oatmeal energy ball recipe is the perfect healthy snack! Made with only a few ingredients like our juicy Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid Mission Figs, whole grain oats, and peanut butter, this energy ball recipe is tasty and easy to make. These balls are great for pre-workout, a healthy afternoon treat, or just anytime you’re craving a little something sweet!

Check out the substitutions below the recipe to find other ideas to make this oatmeal energy ball recipe your own. (We think some cacao nibs might be amazing added in!)

Fig Oatmeal Energy Balls

Skip the snack aisle at the store and make no-bake oatmeal energy balls. Sweetened with dried mission figs, this energy bite recipe is ready in no time.
Nutrition
Servings 15 energy balls

Ingredients

  • 1 cup old-fashioned oatmeal
  • 1 cup Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Dried Figs stemmed
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup coconut shreds
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • In a food processor, pulse oats until finely processed and a flour like consistency.
  • Add California Figs, peanut butter, coconut shreds, and cinnamon. Pulse until batter begins to come together pulling from the sides of the food processor.
  • Roll dough into 1 tablespoon size bites. Lay bites on a parchment paper lined sheet and cool in the fridge for one hour so the bites can firm up.
  • After oatmeal energy balls have firmed up, transfer to an airtight container in the refrigerator. Store for up to one week in the refrigerator.

Notes

Substitutions:
You can sub peanut butter for sunflower seed or almond butter.
You can sub old-fashioned oatmeal with quick cook oatmeal. You can’t use steel cut oatmeal.
Recipe and photos by Elizabeth Falcigno
This energy ball recipe makes a perfect snack for post-workouts or to tuck into lunchboxes. Full of dried figs, this oatmeal energy ball recipe is no-bake.
This energy ball recipe makes a perfect snack for post-workouts or to tuck into lunchboxes. Full of dried figs, this oatmeal energy ball recipe is no-bake.

If you make this recipe, snap a photo and tag us @valleyfig —we’d love to see what you’re cooking on Instagram and Facebook!

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