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No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • cook_time Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • total_time Total Time: 10 minutes
  • yield Yield: 16 1x
  • category Category: Breakfast
  • method Method: No Bake
  • cuisine Cuisine: American

Description

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites are the perfect high-protein breakfast or snack! Made with oats, peanut butter, dates, flaxseed and more. You can whip them up in minutes!

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups of old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup of ground flax seed
  • 1 tablespoon of black chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup of dried pitted dates
  • 1/2 cup of peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 scoop Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/3 cup of dark chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Add rolled oats, ground flax seed, chia seeds, cinnamon, dried dates, peanut butter, vanilla extract, and vanilla protein powder to food processor.
  2. Pulse until ingredients are blended and oats are finely chopped, almost like flour consistency. (about 7-9 times)
  3. Slowly add water to the food process and blend until the mixture sticks together. You may need to add more or less water depending on your energy ball dough.
  4. Add mixture to a large bowl, using your hands mix in chocolate chip.
  5. Form energy bite mixture into 1″ balls and place on parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  6. Serve immediately or store in air tight container in refrigerator.

Notes

  • To Store: Refrigerate protein balls in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
  • To Freeze: Flash-freeze balls on a parchment-lined baking sheet for 1-2 hours, or until frozen solid. Once frozen, transfer to a freezer-safe container and freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw before enjoying.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 ball
  • Calories: 136
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 34 mg
  • Fat: 8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 14 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 5 g

Keywords: protein bites, protein balls with peanut butter, no bake peanut butter balls