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Oatmeal Peanut Butter Energy Bites

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Energy Bites with steel cut oats and flax seeds are the perfect healthy, grab-and-go snack for a busy day! 
Prep Time5 mins
Refrigerate1 hr
Total Time5 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 40 bites
Calories: 128kcal
Author: Lauren Allen


  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • 1/2 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • 1 cup crispy rice cereal (like Rice Krispies or crushed rice chex
  • 1 cup peanut butter (you could use any nut butter)
  • 1 cup ground flaxseed ground
  • 2/3 cup chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients. 
  • Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before forming into 1-2 inch balls. (If the mixture isn't holding together well enough you can add a little more nut butter or honey to help it bind). Keep refrigerated for an easy snack on the go.
  • Feel free to include other "add-ins" like chopped almonds, raisins, etc.
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Calories: 128kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 37mg | Potassium: 92mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.9mg