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Pecan Coconut Balls

Pecan Coconut Balls

Need a boost of energy?

Craving something sweet? This should do the trick. (You can even freeze them, making it simple to grab and go.) The best thing about this recipe is that they are quick and simple to make!

Dates are a great source of fiber and can help relieve constipation. They contain many vitamins and minerals. Pecans are rich in antioxidants and contain more than 19 vitamins and minerals. Let’s not forget the superfood coconut, making this delight a health-enriching treat.


Pecan Coconut Balls

Pecan Coconut Balls

Tarah Abram
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Course Dessert
Servings 30
Calories 73.31 kcal


  • 2 cups pitted dates
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • dash of Himalayan salt
  • shredded coconut


  • Place the first four ingredients into a blender.
  • Process on low until it begins to look like a paste.
  • Roll into balls.
  • Roll balls in the shredded coconut.
  • Chill and serve.
  • Don't be afraid to change it up with different kinds of nuts, seeds, or whatever you have on hand.


This recipe appeared in the August-September 2017 issue of Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine.
Photograph by Tarah Abram © All rights reserved.


Calories: 73.31kcalCarbohydrates: 12.01gProtein: 0.89gFat: 3.19gSaturated Fat: 0.27gSodium: 5.46mgFiber: 1.45gSugar: 10.14g
Keyword coconut, cookies, dates, pecans, sunflower seeds
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