9 Ideas for Iftar Snacks Recipes

Iftar Snacks Recipes is a blog that provides you with a selection of healthy iftar snack ideas. Iftar or the meal when Muslims break the fast before and after sunset.

The job of this blog is to provide some ideas for iftar snacking so you can have an enjoyable and delicious iftar dinner. These recipes help anyone create the type of food they want, whether it’s vegan, vegetarian, raw, vegan-vegetarian, or just for themselves.

9 Ideas for Iftar Snacks Recipes

1. Date and Fig Rollups

Figs are stuffed with dates wrapped in cheese and then rolled up into a beautiful snack for breaking the fast. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1 cup chopped figs
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract (optional)
  • 12 fresh figs cut into halves 

Directions: 

Step 1: Boil water in a pot and add chopped dates. 

Step 2:  Cook the dates in the boiling water for 4 minutes. 

Step 3:  Place the cooked dates into a mixing bowl, then add figs, honey, and cinnamon, as well as a vanilla extract if you’d like to add it.

Step 4:  Mix all the ingredients with a spoon until they combine well. 

Step 5:  Spread figs on a plate, then roll each fig in half with the date mixture. 

Step 6:  Continue with the rest of the figs until they all are done. These rolls can be stored in the refrigerator for a couple of days, so make some extra and keep them on hand to eat during the week. 

2. Energy Quinoa Truffle Balls

Energy Quinoa Truffle Balls
Energy Quinoa Truffle Balls

These bite-sized balls pack in a healthy dose of energy-boosting protein, fiber, and vitamin B12, which helps restore depleted energy levels after a day at work or school. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup chocolate quinoa puffs
  • 1/4 cup packed pitted dates (about 3)
  • 3 tbsp. peanut butter 
  • 2 tbsp. ground flax seed 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries 

Directions: 

Step 1: Mix the quinoa puffs, dates, peanut butter, vanilla, flax seed, and cranberries in a large bowl. Mix until it combines well.

Step 2: Form the mixture into about 20 balls. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. 

3. Coffee Walnut Energy Bites

These bites are perfect for the coffee lover in you. With a hint of coffee, it will be sure to wake you up for your day.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup walnuts or almonds
  • 3 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp. coffee essence 
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries or cranberries 
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon 
  • 1/8 tsp. salt 

Directions: 

Step 1: In a food processor, pulse almonds or walnuts until they are chopped finely. Then add cocoa powder and coffee essence, and pulse until the mixture becomes crumbly. 

Step 2: Add dried cherries or cranberries and continue blending until everything is combined. You can add salt to taste if you’d like. 

4. Dark Chocolate Fruit and Nut Bark

This recipe can be done with dark chocolate or chocolate chips. Just use your favorite type. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup pecans or walnuts, chopped into small pieces
  • 2 tbsp. almond butter 
  • 2 tbsp. cocoa powder 

Directions: 

Step 1: Combine cocoa powder, almond butter, coconut, and nuts in a bowl and mix until it combines well.

Step 2: Spread this mixture on parchment paper covering a baking sheet to make it easier to remove from the chocolate when it’s cooled. When the bark is cool, break it into small pieces and store it in an airtight container. 

5. Chocolate Fruit Salad

One fruit salad to rule them all! This yummy fruit salad combines four different fruits and grains.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup pecans or almonds, chopped into small pieces
  • 1 cup cashews or walnuts, chopped into small pieces 
  • 1/2 cup raisins 
  • 2 tbsp. apple sauce or soy yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons apricot nectar 
  • 1 tbsp. agave syrup 
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 

Directions: 

Step 1: Mix the nuts, fruit, and grains in a bowl until they are combined well.

Step 2: Pour agave syrup and vanilla extract into the bowl and mix until it’s well combined. 

Step 3: Spread on a plate or wax paper, then place it in the refrigerator for an hour until it becomes solid. 

6. Date and Nut Balls

Date and Nut Balls
Date and Nut Balls

Who doesn’t love a great energy ball? These are made with the energy-boosting goodness of dates. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup chopped dates 
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. almond butter 
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract 
  • 2 tbsp. wheat germ 
  • 3 tbsp. Ground flax seed 

Directions:

Step 1: Mix all ingredients in a food processor until they become soft dough. Form into balls that are about 2 tbsp. Each.

7. Nuts and Raisins

Nuts and raisins are a delightful combination, especially when covered in chocolate. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup walnuts or almonds, chopped into small pieces 
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries 
  • 2 tbsp. peanut butter 
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 

Directions:

Step 1: Mix cocoa powder, peanut butter, and vanilla in a bowl until well combined. 

Step 2: Add nuts and dried cranberries to the chocolate mixture and mix until they combine. 

Step 3: Make small balls out of the mixture. 

8. Oat Energy Bites

Oats are naturally packed with fiber, which helps reduce cholesterol levels. They’re also packed with great minerals, like selenium, which helps our bodies detoxify harmful toxins. 

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup rolled oats 
  • 1 tsp. flax seeds ground into meal
  • 2 tbsp. almond butter 
  • 1/8 tsp. salt 

Directions: 

Step 1: Mix oats, flax meal, and almond butter in a food processor until they’re combined well. Then add salt and pulse until it becomes a soft dough. 

Step 2: Roll dough into about 20 balls with about 2 tbs of mixture each and place them on parchment paper to make it easier to remove from the parchment when cooked.

Step 3: Bake in a preheated 375f oven for 10 to 15 minutes. 

9. Raspberry and Coconut Energy Bites

This recipe requires no baking and is super easy to make. It takes about 10 minutes to make enough for you and your friend! 

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup desiccated coconut 
  • 1/4 cup dried raspberries 
  • 2 tbsp. snipped macadamia nuts 
  • 1/2 tbsp. flax seed 

Directions: 

Step 1: Mix all ingredients well in a bowl to combine. 

Step 2: Roll into balls and enjoy!  

Conclusion

With all these great recipes, you’ve got plenty of things to try and experiment with. Share your favorite energy bite in the comment section below. I’d love to make it next time! Stay healthy and energetic, everyone!