How To Make Cookie Dough Energy Bites

These cookie dough energy bites are the perfect snack when you need something quick, delicious, and healthy. With 7 simple ingredients like rolled oats, coconut, peanut butter, and flax seeds, these energy balls will leave you feeling satisfied.

– old-fashioned rolled oats  – flaked unsweetened coconut – natural peanut butter (unsweetened) – maple syrup – flax seeds (or chia seeds) – vanilla extract – sea salt – chocolate chips

Ingredients Needed

Place the rolled oats and unsweetened coconut into the bowl of a food processor and pulse for 1 to 2 minutes, until coarsely ground.

Recipe Instructions

Add peanut butter, maple syrup, flax seeds, vanilla extract, salt, and chocolate chips. Pulse mixture for another 1 to 2 minutes, until the mixture starts to come together.

Recipe Instructions

Transfer mixture into a small mixing bowl and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Use a 1" cookie scoop to make the protein balls uniform in size, and roll into balls using the palms of your hands; place on prepared baking sheet.

Recipe Instructions

Chill energy balls until firm, at least 30 minutes, or place in the freezer for 15 minutes.

Recipe Instructions

Storage: Place balls in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.


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