Chewy Apricot Bites

By Greta Macaire | August 18, 2023

chewy apricot bites

This snack is perfect to make at the beginning of the week and enjoy whenever you need a boost of energy! These chewy bites are naturally sweetened using apricots & honey and are full of nutrients like potassium. Add in 2 tablespoons of nut butter if you desire a creamier texture.


  • ½ cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds, preferably white
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/8 teaspoon Kosher salt


  1. In a food processor, pulse the almonds to chop.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and process to finely chop.
  3. Shape mixture into 1-in balls (about 1 heaping tablespoon each).
  4. If desired, roll in shredded coconut.
  5. Refrigerate in an airtight container up to 1 week.

Yields 10-15 balls. Recipe from

Nutritional Information per Serving: Calories 54; Total Fat 2.5g; Saturated Fat 0.5g; Carbohydrate 8g; Fiber 1.4g; Protein 1g; Sodium 16mg (nutritional information calculated for 15 servings)