Energy Bites - No Bake (GF and Nut-free options)

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup uncooked oats (Gluten-free optional)
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 
  • 1/2 cup peanut or almond butter (I prefer natural) Or use sunflower butter for nut-free
  • 1/2 cup ground flaxseed 
  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 Tbsp. sunflower seeds and or pumpkin seeds (optional)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

 

Directions

Stir all ingredients together in a medium bowl until thoroughly mixed.  Chill in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes then roll into 1" balls. Store in an airtight container and keep refrigerated for up to 1 week. Makes about 20-25 balls.  

This recipe can be changed up in so many ways!   Add nuts, dried fruit, use almond or another nut or seed butter.  Experiment and have fun with it.