Lemon Apple Cocoroons


Lemon Apple Cocoroons

It’s Recipe Redux time! This month is very exciting for me because we’re featuring my very own topic: no-bake desserts and snacks. How fun is that? I am a no bake energy ball lover, so this theme is near and dear to my heart. When developing this recipe I knew I wanted to make something with apples and lemon, but just wasn’t sure how fresh apples would do in my ‘roons.


I decided to experiment with these Baresnacks dried apples. I love working with dried fruit in my no bake energy ball snacks because you get all the zing and crunch of fresh fruit without the moisture. These apple chips worked perfectly in these yummy bites. The secret to an amazing no bake energy ball is getting the perfect amount if moisture balance. If you use too much nut butter or oil, they feel greasy. If you don’t use enough, they crumble in your hands.

apple roons

My no bake energy ‘roons came out great. Loaded with good fats and autumn spices, these little guys are like fall in a ball!  The perfect mid-day pick me up or after-dinner treat.

Here’s the recipe:

Lemon Apple Cocoroons


  • 10 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/4 cup raw almonds
  • 1/4 cup raw cashews
  • 1/4 cup raw walnuts
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut (plus extra for rolling)
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1 cup Baresnacks dried apples
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp lemon peel
  • tsp pumpkin pie spice


  1. Place all ingredients into a food processor. Process until mixture will clump together between your fingers. Form into balls and roll in shredded coconut. Enjoy!

14 replies
  1. EA-The Spicy RD
    EA-The Spicy RD says:

    Fall in a ball! Cocoroons! Love these both 🙂 And, LOVE the theme for this month’s ReDux Danielle! My mouth is watering looking at these yummy treats-can’t wait to make them!

  2. Jessie
    Jessie says:

    I love the name cocoroons – I’m going to have to make these just so I can say it (and also because they look delicious, of course). Love your use of dried apples – I’ll have to look for those in the store.

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