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How to make easy monster energy balls - fun and healthy snack for kids - vegan nut free gluten free and dairy free - fun food for kids from Eats Amazing UK
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Easy Monster Energy Bites

This fun monster energy bites recipe is quick and easy to make, plus it's nut free, gluten free, dairy free and vegan, perfect for healthy kids snacks and lunch boxes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Party Food, Snack
Cuisine: British, Vegetarian
Servings: 12 energy bites
Author: Grace Hall


  • 125 g oats
  • 100 g dried apple rings
  • 100 g dried apricots
  • 75 g raisins
  • 2 tbs maple syrup
  • ¼ tsp mixed spice
  • 50 homemade coconut sprinkles or desiccated coconut
  • Googly Eye Bento Picks


  • Place the oats into a high speed blender (I used my Vitamx, which made a very smooth mixture) then roughly chop the apple rings and dried apricots and pop in on top.
  • Whizz together until finely chopped, then add the raisins, maple syrup and the mixed spice.
  • Continue to whizz together until finely chopped and well combined. You might need to scrape the sides down a few times before the mixture comes together.
  • Turn the mixture out into bowl, then take walnut sized pieces of the mixture and roll it into balls. Roll each ball in the coconut sprinkles or desiccated coconut to coat then place on a small baking tray or plate.
  • Pop into the fridge for 15 minutes or so to set, then store in an airtight container in the fridge. Just before serving, add googly eye bento picks to turn them into fun monsters!



These energy balls should last for at least 5 days. Use gluten free oats to keep this recipe gluten free.