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.

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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.


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

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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 :-)

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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.


No bake peanut butter and dark chocolate energy bites

Yield: 40 pieces

Total Time: 15 minutes


  • 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


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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  1. Hi Miryam,

    Thanks for a recipe that is so simple & yet fun for the kids to do.

    Would like to ask if I can substitute the coconut oil with other oil?

  2. I never thought about chocolate being vegan or not before.  It makes sense the heavy cream that is usually used.  I bet with this recipe your wouldn’t be able to tell the difference.  this seriously looks so gobblelicious! 

  3. I absolutely love this recipe and it is going down at this house.  I always have these ingredients so it will be easy to make when I am getting a chocolate craving.

  4. This recipe comes at the perfect time.  My son told me just the other day that the one thing he wanted me to make was homemade chocolate.  I never have so thank you for this recipe.  My kids will be happy to know I found a recipe to use.

  5. You are a genius, you know that? These are so fun to make!

  6. Oh wow – how fun are these!? I love the simple ingredient list and I’m sure they taste amazing…and definitely perfect for Halloween!

  7. SO cute! And I love the video, great job!

  8. What a great idea and so cute for Halloween!

  9. They are the cutest idea for Halloween.  Pinned it everywhere and I can’t wait to make some.

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