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Peanut Butter 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
Chill Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: freezer meal, meal prep breakfast recipe, protein balls
Servings: 16
Calories: 142kcal
Author: Cheryl Malik
Cost: $5

Equipment

  • Large mixing bowl
  • 1-ounce disher
  • Baking sheet

Ingredients

Energy Bites

  • 1 cup oats
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • ½ cup flaxseed ground

Energy Bites with Coconut

  • 1 cup oats
  • ½ - ¾ cup peanut butter
  • cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • ½ cup flaxseed ground
  • ½ cup shredded coconut unsweetened

Instructions

Energy Bites

  • Combine all ingredients together in large mixing bowl. Use hands to thoroughly combine ingredients to create a sticky consistency.
  • With 1-ounce disher, 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.

Notes

 
Recipe yields approximately 16 energy bites. Nutritional values shown reflect the information for 1 serving, or one energy bite. Nutritional information shown applies to the energy bite variation without coconut. Macros may vary slightly depending on specific brands of ingredients used.

Nutrition

Serving: 1energy bite | Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 43mg | Potassium: 129mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 13IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 12g