These Peanut Butter Oatmeal energy bites are no-bake, easy and portable. Made with healthy fats, fiber, and protein all rolled up into a delicious snack.
I admit that I am a snacker! Sometimes it is hard to pick something that is filling and delicious but today's recipe is both.
- rolled oats
- chocolate chips
- peanut butter
- chia seeds
Please see recipe card for quantities
Use a large bowl for all the ingredients.
Use a spoon or spatula to combine and place in refrigerator for about 30 minutes (to make rolling easier).
Use about a one tablespoon scoop to get mixture and roll into balls with your hands.
- Oats - I only had on hand quick oats but old-fashioned would work as well
- Sweetener - maple syrup or agave syrup
- Mix-ins - raisins, craisins, white chocolate chips, nuts, coconut
- Nut Butter - almond butter or even crunchy peanut butter
These Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Bites will last up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator and about 3 months in a freezer. Be sure to use an airtight container.
I recommend placing mixture into refrigerator for about 30 minutes to make it easier for rolling. You could also try to wet your hands a bit too if a little sticky.
I haven't tried this but you could also press the entire mixture into a pan, place in refrigerator for the 30 minutes and cut into bars.
These would also make a great after school snack for the kiddos!
Get the Recipe
- 1 ¼ cups oatmeal
- ½ cup peanut butter
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds
- ⅓ cup honey
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ½ cup chocolate chips
- dash salt
- Combine all ingredients into a large bowl and use a spoon to combine well
- Place in refrigerator for 30 minutes
- Use a tablespoon scoop to remove mixture and roll into balls
- Keep refrigerated (for 2 weeks) or in freezer (3 months)
Nutrition Information:Yield: 20 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 93Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 40mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 1gSugar: 7gProtein: 2g
Nutritional information provided is computer-generated and only an estimate. You may want to do your own research with the ingredients listed if you have concerns about health or specific diets.
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