Coconut Cookie Dough Energy Bites

These healthy bites taste like a sweet treat, but are full of protein, fiber and provide long-lasting energy. Recipe makes around 30 bites. 

Course Snack
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1.5 c natural peanut butter
  • 1/2 c pure maple syrup
  • 3 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 c rolled oats
  • 1/4 c almond meal
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 c dark chocolate chips
  • 1/4 c unsweetened coconut flakes optional, for topping

Instructions

  1. Place nut butter and maple syrup in bowl and microwave for about 45 seconds to create more liquid consistency, stir in vanilla extract

  2. In separate bowl, mix in all other ingredients (except coconut flakes)

  3. Mix dry ingredients together with wet, evenly incorporate

  4. Roll into small, bite-sized balls

  5. Roll in unsweetened coconut flakes, if desired, for additional layer of flavor and texture

  6. Store in refrigerator or freezer