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No-Bake Carrot Balls Recipe


Ok! If you told me that you can prepare one of the most delicious and easiest dessert recipes with only 4 main ingredients, I would not believe you. Yes, these carrot balls are VERY, VERY delicious.

Carrot Balls



No, these are not “Carrot Bake Energy Balls”. We do not need oats, dates or another fruits. My recipe is a bit different than many of the other recipes out there because it’s EASY!  This recipe will prove to you that you do not need 10+ ingredients to prepare an UNBELIEVABLY DELICIOUS dessert.


Let’s make some carrot balls!


INGREDIENTS (3-4 servings)

  • 500 gr (17 ounces) shortbread
  • 500 gr (17 ounces) organic carrots
  • 150 gr (5,3 ounces) crushed walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 10-20 gr desiccated coconut


Carrot Balls ingredients





  • Peel ans grate the carrots.

Grated carrots

  • Heat 4-5 tablespoons cooking oil/sunflower oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  • Add the grated carrots, sugar and sauté for 5 minutes.


Glazed carrots


  • Add crushed walnuts and cook for another 5 minutes, until the carrots soften.


Carrot balls


  • Transfer the shortbread into a food processor. If you don’t have a food processor, you can use hand mixer.


Shortbread in food processor



Shortbread in Food processor


  • Transfer the mixture and shortbread into a large salad bowl.


Carrot balls


  • Give it a good mix. Use your hands.


Carrot Bake Energy Balls


Your mixture is ready 🤤.

  • Simply scoop into bites and roll into balls, at which point you can enjoy immediately. Before you serve your delicious carrot balls, roll them in desiccated coconut.

Carrot balls in desiccated coconut


Your carrot balls are ready to enjoy! Place them on to a serving plate.



Carrot Balls






You can serve them with pudding, ice cream or coffee.



Bon Appétit 😊


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  1. I made these today, thank you for the lovely recipe! We are in full lockdown and I don’t have any walnuts so I used a mixture of toasted almonds and sunflower seeds.
    We love how they turned out! 🙏🏻

    1. Dear Olivia,
      many thanks for your comment.
      I have never tried with almonds,however, I think it is a very good idea.
      I am glad to hear that you like the recipe.

      I wish you and your family all the best.

      The Vegetarian Hannibal

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