No Bake Energy Bites

No bake energy bites recipe packed with protein and nutritious ingredients for a healthy lifestyle, make a big batch of these snack and just grab and go!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20 balls
Calories: 80kcal
Author: Jessica Gavin

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter or almond butter
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup or honey
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup almond meal or almond flour
  • 1/3 cup oat bran
  • 1/4 cup whole flax seeds
  • 1 tablespoon whole wheat flour or all-purpose flour (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries chopped
  • 1/2 cup roasted almonds chopped (optional for coating)

Instructions

  • In a mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, mix peanut butter, honey, vanilla, and salt on medium speed until combined, 30 seconds.
  • In a separate bowl, mix dry ingredients; oats, almond meal, oat bran, flaxseed, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cranberries.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix on low speed until combined, 30 seconds.
  • Roll mixture into firmly packed balls about a heaping tablespoon in size and place on a sheet pan.
  • If desired, prepare the nut coating. In a blender, chop almonds into small pieces and transfer to a small bowl.
  • Roll each snack bite into the almonds, gently pressing to coat.
  • Refrigerate tray of snack bites for 30 minutes.

Notes

Store in an airtight plastic container for up to 1 month.

Nutrition

Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 28mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.7mg
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