8 No Bake Energy Bites That Will Power You Through Your Day!

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No Bake Power Energy Bites

Nothing I like better than a quick grab and go breakfast that is easy to make ahead of time, tastes amazing, and is good for me! These vegan, gluten free, high in protein no bake energy bites from Sweetpeassandsaffron are ideal for a quick breakfast, snack, post work out or anytime you need a quick boost of energy to get you through! Pop them in your lunch bag, in your kids snack box and keep them handy in the fridge or freezer whenever you need a satisfying, guilt free treat!

There’s eight energy bite recipes in this post one for everyone including a Nut Free version! Enjoy!

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8 No Bake Energy Bites That Will Blast You Through Your Morning!

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EIGHT delicious no bake energy bites! These vegan, gluten-free, high protein snacks are perfect to prep ahead and stash in the fridge or freezer.

The last recipe is a NUT FREE version – perfect for those with nut allergies!

Author: Sweetpeasandsaffron.com

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  • Author: Sweet Peas and Saffron
  • Cook Time: none
  • Total Time: none
  • Yield: 12-15 1x
  • Category: snack
  • Method: no bake
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Ingredients

Prep Time: 15 minutes    Total Time: 45 minutes

Base Energy Bites Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup almond butter or other nut butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons old fashioned oats
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup ground flax

Cranberry Lime and Coconut Energy Bites (Makes 12-14)

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup ground flax
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut *1/4 cup in the bars 1/4 cup to roll in
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 1/4 cup cranberries

Dark Chocolate Mocha Energy Bites

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon old fashioned oats
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup ground flax
  • 1 tablespoon espresso powder
  • 2 tablespoons dark chocolate chips

Carrot Cake Energy Bites

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup ground flax
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup finely shredded carrots
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

S’mores Energy Bites

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon old fashioned oats
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup ground flax
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs plus more for rolling see *
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup mini marshmallows

Trail Mix Energy Bites (Makes 18-20)

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup ground flax
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup mini M&M’s
  • 1/4 cup pepitas
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds

Cashew Ginger Energy Bites (Makes 18-20)

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup cashew butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats + 1 tablespoon
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup ground flax
  • 1/4 cup crystallized ginger chopped
  • 1/2 cup cashews chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Blueberry Almond Energy Bites (Makes 16-18)

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats + 1 tablespoon
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup ground flax
  • 1/4 cup dried blueberries
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

Base NUT FREE RECIPE

  • 2 cups medjool dates pitted (roughly 20 dates)
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cup rolled oats divided

Nut Free Chocolate Energy Bites

  • 2 cups medjool dates pitted (roughly 20 dates)
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut

Nut Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Energy Bites

  • 2 cups medjool dates pitted (roughly 20 dates)
  • 2/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 cups rolled oats divided
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

    • Melt coconut oil in a large bowl.
    • Stir in the nut butter, maple syrup (or honey) until smooth. Add the oats, chia seeds and ground flax, plus extra add-ins.
  • Roll into 1 tablespoon balls and store in the fridge for up to 1 week or the freezer for up to 3 months.

Base Recipe Instructions for NUT FREE Energy Bites

    • In a large bowl, cover the dates with 2 cups of boiling water and allow to sit for 10 minutes.
    • Remove dates from water, shaking off excess, and place in a food processor fitted with a steel blade.
    • To the food processor add 2 tablespoons of the water along with the maple syrup, cocoa powder, and 1 cup of rolled oats.
    • Process until smooth, scraping down sides. If mixture doesn’t process, add water 1 tablespoon at a time until it does. Add the remaining ½ cup of rolled oats and pulse until it’s mixed in.
  • In a large bowl, cover the dates with 2 cups of boiling water and allow to sit for 10 minutes. Remove dates from water, shaking off excess, and place in a food processor fitted with a steel blade.
  • To the food processor add the maple syrup, cocoa powder, 1 cup of rolled oats, and ½ cup of shredded coconut. Process until smooth. If mixture doesn’t process, add water 1 tablespoon at a time until it does.
  • Scrape down sides and add the remaining ½ cup of rolled oats. Pulse several times until mixed in.
  • Place food processor into the fridge and chill the mixture for at least 10 minutes.
  • Roll into 1 tablespoon sized balls, and toss to coat in remaining ¼ cup of shredded coconut.
  • Store in the refrigerator
  • In a large bowl, cover the dates with 2 cups of boiling water and allow to sit for 10 minutes. Remove dates from water, shaking off excess, and place in a food processor fitted with a steel blade.
  • To the food processor add pumpkin puree, maple syrup, 1.5 cups of rolled oats, ¼ cup of pumpkin seeds, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
  • Process until smooth, scraping down sides. If mixture does not process, add in water 1 tablespoon at a time until it gets going.
  • Add the remaining ½ cup of rolled oats, ¼ cup pumpkin seeds, and the chocolate chips. Pulse 5-10 times until mixed in evenly.
  • Place food processor in the fridge for at least 10 minutes to chill. Roll into 1 tablespoon sized balls.
  • Store in the fridge.

Serving: 1energy bite | Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g

  • Put the food processor in the fridge for at least 10 minutes before rolling into 1 tablespoon sized balls.

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Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 energy bite (base)
  • Calories: 107
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Sodium: 12
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 13grams
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 2grams

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