No Bake Energy Bites

04.28.2014

These No Bake Energy Bites have quickly become a reader favorite and a family favorite! They are so easy to make, they’re mostly healthy :), and they are oh so delicious!!

No Bake Energy Bites stacked in a white bowl

No Bake Energy Bites

Here is a snack that passes as healthy but tastes good enough that it could replace your dessert! So who wouldn’t love this recipe?

Not to mention these No Bake Energy Bites are quick and easy – and they require no cooking or baking of course (as long as you buy pre-toasted coconut btw).  A close up of No Bake Energy Bites

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I could easily finish off the whole batch myself. They are so addictive and they really do taste like a treat.

They remind me of something like a granola bar and even peanut butter oatmeal cookie dough (can’t beat that!). They make for a great snack or they are great for an on the go breakfast for those rushed mornings.

Ingredients You Need To Make Them;

  • Peanut butter
  • Honey
  • Vanilla extract
  • Old fashioned oats
  • Toasted shredded coconut
  • Ground golden flaxseed meal
  • Chocolate chips
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I love that they contain protein and fiber so they curb those afternoon munchies (you know around 4:00 when it’s like – is it dinner time yet?).

I also love that they are a great snack for my kids that’s made with healthy ingredients that they really do love, I’m not begging them to eat them, rather they beg me to make these all the time!

Try them soon, once you do you’ll want to live on these No Bake Energy Bites!

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No Bake Energy Bites

4.86 from 7 votes

These No Bake Energy Bites have quickly become a reader favorite and a family favorite! They are so easy to make, they're mostly healthy :), and they are oh so delicious!!

Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate energy bites
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 20 servings
Calories: 130 kcal
Author: Jaclyn

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats (raw)
  • 2/3 cup toasted , sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup ground golden flaxseed meal (I used Bob's Red Mill)
  • 6 Tbsp chocolate chips (next time I'll use minis)

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, stir together peanut butter, honey and vanilla extract. 
  2. Add remaining ingredients and stir until evenly coated.
  3. Transfer mixture to refrigerator or freezer and chill until mixture has firmed up a bit, about 30 minutes.

  4. Remove from refrigerator and shape into 1-inch balls. 
  5. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container.
  6. Recipe Source: adapted from Smashed Peas and Carrots
Nutrition Facts
No Bake Energy Bites
Amount Per Serving
Calories 130 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 42mg 2%
Potassium 102mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 9g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 0.2%
Calcium 2%
Iron 3.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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157 comments

  • Courtney: What is the serving size? Is it each individual 1″ ball? August 15, 2018 at 4:09pm Reply

  • Janet: Make these all the time. My 8yr old loves them! July 26, 2018 at 6:54pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: Thanks for taking the time to leave positive feedback! July 28, 2018 at 11:59am Reply

  • Elaine Higgins: Silly question is the calories for whole recipe? If not what is serving size? Thanks again Elaine July 13, 2018 at 7:50pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: It’s per energy bite. :) July 16, 2018 at 12:43pm Reply

  • Vivian Beller: I use the steel oats in place of old fashion. Healthier, easier to form balls and gives a crunch. April 9, 2018 at 9:41am Reply

    • Jaclyn: Glad you liked these energy bites Vivian! I’ve quickly lost track of how many times I’ve made them! April 9, 2018 at 10:04pm Reply

  • Jeanie R: These taste really amazing and my family is hooked! I highly recommend these; this recipe t is a keeper! February 16, 2018 at 10:52am Reply

    • Jaclyn: Thanks Jeanie – so glad your family loves them! February 16, 2018 at 11:19am Reply

  • Cindy Pope: I am in love with these little bites. If I am in need of a quick sugar fix I grab one of these. My kids are in love with them as well! January 19, 2018 at 5:50pm Reply

  • Sharon: I really hate that I found this recipe. I made them one night for my study group and now I’m making them all the time. Every potluck every meeting every freaking birthday for the last 3 months. “Hey. Sharon bring those chocolate chip peanut butter balls”. All kidding aside. These are really good. I added half cup of chopped pecans to the mix. Yum. November 29, 2017 at 11:46pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: I love this! :) November 30, 2017 at 4:04pm Reply

  • Cindy: They all look so good. Cant wait to make some.Yum! November 3, 2017 at 2:58pm Reply

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