No-Bake Energy Bites

These delicious little no bake energy bites are the perfect healthy snack!

No-Bake Energy Bites

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    cup (dry) oatmeal (I used old-fashioned oats)

  • cup toasted coconut flakes

  • ½

    cup peanut butter

  • ½

    cup ground flaxseed or wheat germ

  • ½

    cup chocolate chips (optional)

  • cup honey or maple syrup

  • 1

    Tbsp. chia seeds (optional)

  • 1

    tsp. vanilla extract

Directions

* Stir all ingredients together in a medium bowl until thoroughly mixed. * Let chill in the refrigerator for half an hour. * Once chilled, roll into balls of whatever size you would like. (Mine were about 1" in diameter.) * Store in an airtight container and keep refrigerated for up to 1 week. * Makes about 20-25 balls. ***************************************************************** ***************************************************************** Ali’s Tip: * Substitution ideas can abound for just about any of these ingredients! Feel free to substitute in your favorite nut butter (almond butter, sunflower seed butter, etc.) for the peanut butter. * You could also add in some wheat germ in place of some or all of the flaxseed. I would caution, though, against substituting agave nectar for the honey, as the honey’s thickness helps hold things together. * Some other fun substitutions for the chocolate chips (or an addition to them) could include: * chopped dried fruit (apricots, dates, raisins, etc.) * dried berries (cranberries, cherries, etc.) * chopped almonds, pecans, walnuts, or sunflower seeds other chips (butterscotch, dark chocolate, milk chocolate,white chocolate, M&Ms, etc.) * other grains (different kinds of oatmeal, rice cereal, etc.)


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