These easy Granola Bites are our favorite on-the-go snack, packed with whole grains and protein, and all your favorite add-ins!

I often turn to this round-up of Healthy Snack Ideas when I need new inspiration and ideas like Skinny Banana Bread Muffins or veggies with the best homemade Ranch dressing.

Homemade Granola Bites stacked in a jar.

Between the simple ingredients, the fast prep, and no need to bake these delicious Granola Bites are the best in every way. You can customize them to add whatever add-ins your family likes.

Ingredients Needed:

Labeled ingredients needed to make Granola Bites.
  • Honey, or use agave.
  • Oats: Regular rolled oats or quick oats will work.
  • Ground Flaxseed or ground Chia seeds.
  • Peanut Butter: Substitute your favorite nut butter or use sunflower butter for a nut-free substitution.
  • Mini Chocolate chips, or any other favorite mix-ins like raisins, dried cherries, coconut, chopped nuts or a combination.
  • Vanilla Extract.

How to Make Granola Bites:

  • Mix ingredients in a bowl until well combined.
Two process photos for adding granola ball ingredients to a bowl, then mixing them together.
  • Scoop into balls using a cookie scoop, spoon, or your hands and place in an airtight container, with pieces of parchment paper between stacked layers, if needed.
Granola Bites rolled into balls and placed on a baking tray lined with parchment.
  • Storing Instructions: Refrigerate in an air-tight container for up to two weeks or freeze for several months.

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Recipe

Homemade Granola Bites stacked in a jar.
Prep 15 mins
Total 15 mins
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Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 cups oats regular or quick oats
  • 1 cup ground flaxseed
  • 2/3 cup crispy rice cereal (like Rice Krispies)
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter , or other nut butter or sunflower butter
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips, raisins, dried cherries, coconut, chopped nuts or a combination
  • 1/2 cup honey , or agave
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl until well mixed.
  • Scoop into balls using a cookie scoop, spoon, or your hands and place in an airtight container, with pieces of parchment paper between stacked layers, if needed.
  • Storing: Refrigerate in an air-tight container for up to two weeks or freeze for several months.

Nutrition

Calories: 186kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 5gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 54mgPotassium: 146mgFiber: 3gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 15IUVitamin C: 0.2mgCalcium: 33mgIron: 1mg

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I originally shared this recipe January 2015. Updated March 2021.

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Lauren Allen

Welcome! I’m Lauren, a mom of four and lover of good food. Here you’ll find easy recipes and weeknight meal ideas made with real ingredients, with step-by-step photos and videos.

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  1. These are absolutely delicious!! Will definitely be making them again soon! Quick question: Where do you get the nutritional facts for your recipes?
    Thanks!

  2. 5 stars
    I’ve been making these since 2016. Started off as the perfect nursing mama snack with a cup of tea and now my whole family loves these! LOVE this recipe! Thanks for sharing.

    Question: is it 186 cal for each single no bake bite? Thanks!

  3. 5 stars
    What do you do to differentiate between the peanut butter and sunbather bites? We have one child allergic to peanuts, and I anticipate the children getting them mixed up. Thank you!

    1. My kids are so young that I get the snacks for them. I store them in separate ziplock bags and label the bag so I know which was made with peanut butter and which is peanut free. 🙂

  4. 5 stars
    These are delicious! I didn’t have flaxseed on hand, so I substituted hemp hearts and pumpkin seeds (pulsed a few times in blender). The finished product is quite sweet, which my husband and toddler love, but I’ll probably reduce the honey a bit next time I make them. All around, a great recipe that will definitely be repeated at my house. Thanks, Lauren!

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