Carrot Cake Energy Balls

Did someone say cake? These Carrot Cake Energy Balls are high in protein and iron, and are an easy snack that tastes like a delicious slice of cake! This recipe only requires 7 simple ingredients, and takes just minutes to prepare in a food processor. Bonus - no baking required!

Age: 12M
Serves: 16
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 cup whole grain oats (*gluten-free if required)
  • 1/4 cup Tiny Sprouts Hemp Hearts
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup nut butter
  • 1.5 tbsp honey (omit for babies under 24M)
  • 4 medium dates
  • 2 small carrots or 1 large carrot, grated


  1. Place all ingredients into food processor and blend until mixture is uniform.
  2. Spoon out mixture and roll into balls.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • If mixture is sticky after blending, cool in fridge/freezer for 20 minutes before rolling into balls.
  • Can be stored at room temperature for up to 5 days in an airtight container.
  • Can be frozen for up to 2 months. Defrost fully before serving.


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