Peanut Butter Oat Energy Bites

Peanut Butter Oat Energy Bites to fuel your afternoon!

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These Peanut Butter Oat Energy Bites are my absolute favorite “energy bite” recipe…they’re the perfect snack to make ahead and pack up for the week to take as snacks on-the-go!
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Need I say more? These balls of energy are filled with the perfect combo of balanced macros (that’s short for the 3 macronutrients–carb, fat, and protein) to give you the energy you need to get through that 3pm slump…but without the sugar crash. Balanced blood sugar for the win!

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Peanut Butter Oat Energy Bites

These bite-sized energy balls are so good you won’t be able to stop after just one! Filled with peanut butter, chia seeds, oats, maple syrup, cacao powder, vanilla extract, and cinnamon. Super simple, delicious snacks to keep you going.

  • Author: Caroline Green, RDN, LD
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 12-18 balls 1x
  • Category: Snacks


  • 1 cup peanut butter or desired nut butter
  • 3 TSBP chia seeds
  • 2 cups Rolled oats (Certified GF if needing to be gluten free)
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • dash cinnamon
  • dash sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 TBSP raw cacao nibs
  • 2 tsp raw cacao powder
  • dash of milk of choice (*only add if mixture is too dry)


  1. Add all ingredients to a food processor and blend well until dough is formed.
  2. If batter is too dry, add a small amount of milk to soften.
  3. Roll dough into small bite-sized balls and set aside until all dough is used.
  4. Let set in fridge and enjoy!

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These snacks are filled with fiber and whole grains from the oats, omega-3 fatty acids for brain health and heart health from the chia seeds, and savory peanut butter for hunger-busting protein and fat power. Carbs, protein, and healthy fats=the perfect trio in a snack to keep you full and satisfied!3 (1 of 1)

7 (1 of 1) These bites are perfect to fuel your snack needs!
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