(Culinary.net) When you need a quick pick-me-up during the workday to fight off the post-lunch slump, a protein-powered burst of energy may just do the trick. A perfect on-the-go snack solution with no baking required, these Peanut Butter Chocolate Energy Bites only take 15 minutes to prepare a batch that can last the whole week.
Packed with protein and easily made from ingredients you may already have on-hand, these quick and easy bites are perfect for storing in the fridge for when you need a delicious, healthy snack. You can also easily substitute ingredients based on what you have in the pantry or to fit your dietary preferences.
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Energy Bites
Prep time: 5 minutes
Servings: 8 (3 bites each)
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1/2 cup ground flaxseed
- 1/2 cup nut butter of choice
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips or raw cacao nibs
- In large mixing bowl, combine rolled oats, flaxseed, nut butter, syrup and chocolate chips; mix well using spoon or mixer.
- Using hands, roll mixture into balls, approximately 1-inch each. Place balls on cookie sheet and chill in refrigerator until firm.
Note: Balls can be stored in airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week.