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4.6 from 5 votes

Peanut Butter Carob Energy Bites

No bake, quick and easy snack for home or on the go
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Cookie, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 bites
Calories: 144kcal
Author: Lindsay Reynolds

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut sweetened or unsweetened
  • 1/2 cup carob chips Chocolate works too.
  • 1/2 cup natural smooth peanut butter plus 1 tablespoon, if needed for binding
  • 3 tablespoons agave nectar or maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Mix all ingredients together in a medium-sized bowl.
  • Use your hands to knead ingredients together for a minute or two--this step will help to bind the mixture together so you can form balls.
  • Using your hands, form mixture into 2-tablespoon sized balls.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days, or eat immediately.
  • Makes about 16 energy bites.

Notes

This recipe was inspired by Marla Meridith's Chocolate and Coconut Granola Bites found here: https://www.familyfreshcooking.com/2015/03/22/chocolate-coconut-granola-bites-recipe/

Nutrition

Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 0.9mg