No bake peanut butter and dark chocolate energy bites

These peanut butter and chocolate energy bites are the bomb. Healthy and perfect for on the go.

No bake peanut butter energy bites from eatgood4life.com

What can I say about these peanut butter and chocolate energy bites but that they are just simply fantastic. Super convenient to eat and to make and super nutritious for you as well :-)

As a matter of fact, before going to the gym this morning I just grabbed three peanut butter and chocolate energy bites, as I didn’t have time to eat breakfast, rather convenient these little things :-)

You can have as many variations as you like with these no bake energy bites. Adding dry fruit, more or less of any other ingredients or even chopped nuts etc would be just fine. These energy bites are really versatile. Just make sure you keep them in the fridge as they may soften way too much and disintegrate otherwise!

Anyhow, I hope you get to try these little peanut butter and chocolate energy bites. Not only they are convenient and nutritious but they are super easy to make.

Enjoy!!

Here you can see the before and after mixing all of the ingredients. It is just that simple!!

No bake dark chocolate energy bites from eatgood4life.com

These little no bake energy bites don’t have to be perfect and you can make them whatever size you prefer as well. Mine were about bite size but you can make them bigger if you wish, less rolling :-)

No bake peanut butter dark chocolate energy bites from eatgood4life.com

You can add what ever you like to these no bake energy bites. Dry fruit and chopped nuts will go great in them. You can come up with your own little creation. Making these with kids is lots of fun.

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No bake peanut butter and dark chocolate energy bites

Yield: 40 pieces

Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups rolled oats, gluten free if need be
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup brown rice cereal
  • 1 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup flax seed meal
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips, vegan if need be
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tbs dark chocolate cacao powder, optional

Directions:

Mix all of the ingredients in a bowl. Refrigerate for about 1 hour. Roll into balls about 1-2 inch in diameter. Store in an glass airtight container and keep refrigerated for up to 1-2 weeks.

NOTE: If your balls don't come together add a tad of almond milk or more maple syrup if you like.

Adapted from gimme some oven

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Nutrition facts calculated based on the recipe giving 40 pieces.


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12 comments

  1. Hi Miryam,

    What is an ancinogen? I tried to google it but didn’t come up with much.

    Also, ANY peanut butter, organic or not, is susceptible to contamination by aflatoxin which is the toxin from Aspergillus flavus. Just because the peanuts are grown organically does not mean Aspergillus cannot grow on it and release its toxins.

    • It was a typo, it is a corcinogen :-) Is that right? Where did you get that source from? Organically grown doesn’t use the conventional harmful chemicals regular farmers use. Wouldn’t that already avoid the activation of such potent chemical? Peanuts are one of the must food items to buy organic so I think I will stick with that :-) Thanks for visiting my blog.

  2. I’m a fellow dark chocolate lover! And I can never say no to almond butter either. These cookies look great!

  3. Love dark chocolate and love almond butter! These cookies are a must make!

  4. Wonderful cookies! I would never guess they are made out of oats :) ela

  5. looks so good. i just made oatmeal cookies yesterday, but not GF.
    i’ll be back to baking super healthy once the holidays are up.

  6. They look so good Miriam, can’t wait to bake these next week. Your healthier versions are the best. Love your recipes. Pinning.

  7. I used Once Again brand creamy almond butter. The batter was best described as “gluey,” but I popped the scooped batter into the oven with hopes of transformation. The baked cookies did not disappoint! Both warm and cooled, they were moist and not overly-sweet. Thank you for sharing!

  8. I just wanted to post YUM, I made them and these are amazing. :) My nephew thanks you too!

  9. Hi! I just made these and they spread like pancakes and were very fluffy and airy. I am disappointed with the results. I followed the recipe except I used coconut sugar. I beat the wet ingredients for 2 minutes… could that be why the texture was off? The second batch I tried refrigerating and cooking less time, they were better but fell apart slightly. I think the baking soda is the problem. I have made cookies similar to this recipe that didn’t have the baking soda and they cake out chewy and yummy. Not sure what went wrong

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