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Energy Bites

These are a great snack to keep in the refrigerator any time of the year. They are quick to make, portable and a healthy alternative to packaged granola bars and power bars that are often high in sugar and additives. Making a double recipe is not a bad idea- they go fast!

Course Snack
Keyword energy bites
Servings 18 bites
Author Christina Shoup


  • 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • ½ cup ground flaxseed meal
  • ½ cup nut butter such as peanut or almond
  • ¼ cup toasted coconut
  • 2 tbsp chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup or honey
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ kosher salt


  1. In a medium bowl, add all ingredients and combine thoroughly. Using a tablespoon, scoop into 18 balls- adding a drizzle more of maple syrup or spoon of nut butter if mixture is too dry to hold together. Place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to set.