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Energy Bites (Two Ways)

These energy bites are filled with protein, oats, chocolate chips, and shredded coconut! Perfect for breakfast, camping, or snack time! Energy bites are a great way to squeeze in some delicious flavors while being healthy!
Prep Time5 mins
Refrigeration30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate chips, coconut oil, energy bites, flax mill, healthy, kids' lunches, peanut butter, protein balls, snack, vanilla extract
Servings: 16
Calories: 441kcal
Author: Savannah McGhee
Cost: $5


  • 1 oz. Disher


  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup flaxseed ground

Energy Bites with Coconut

  • 1 cup oats
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup flaxseed ground
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut unsweetened
  • 2 cups peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips


  • Measure out all of the ingredients, and make sure you have a baking sheet and large mixing bowl!Combine ALL of the ingredients together in a large mixing bowl. Use hands to evenly mix all of the ingredients to create a sticky, yet combined consistency.
  • With a one ounce disher, simply scoop out the ingredients and roll into small balls with hands. Place each energy bite on the baking sheet. Transfer energy bites to the refrigerator to chill for at least 30 minutes.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to two weeks in the refrigerator. These energy bites can be frozen, too!

Energy Bites with Coconut

  • Follow the steps above, but once the peanut mixture has been rolled into balls, simply dip the bites into a bowl of unsweetened shredded coconut. Place on baking sheet, and transfer to the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 441kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 205mg | Potassium: 423mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 2mg