One of our favorite snacks for a long hike or a busy day of activity. 
Skill Level: Beginner. Serving Size: 1 oz.
Course Snack
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 120kcal


  • ¾ cup cashews, unsalted, raw
  • ¾ cup raisins, golden, red, or a mix of both
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats, gluten-free if desired
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 T. cacao powder (or cacao nibs)
  • ½ tsp. salt


  • Puree cashews and raisins together in a food processor until well blended.
  • Add remaining ingredients and pulse until well combined and a dough forms. 
  • Remove mixture and place in mixing bowl. Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes before handling. 
  • Scoop into heaping tablespoons; use hands to round into balls. Makes about 12 bites. (Alternative: press into a pan and cut into small rectangles.)
  • Store in a Tupperware or another sealed container until you are ready to enjoy.


Nutrition Information: Provides heart-healthy monounsaturated fat, B vitamins, potassium, dietary fiber, and freezes well (up to six months). Gluten-free, dairy free.
Calories: 120, Fat: 6g, Protein: 2g, Carbohydrates: 16g, Fiber: 2g, Added Sugar: 0g, Sodium: 85mg