Peanut Butter Oat Energy Balls

Breakfast
December 8, 2019
Breakfast
December 8, 2019

Peanut Butter Oat Energy Balls

Happy Sunday people! I hate to say it, but after a week of nonstop baking, shooting, chasing Tilly around, and

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Peanut Butter Oat Energy Balls

peanut butter oat energy bites on a pie dish

Happy Sunday people! I hate to say it, but after a week of nonstop baking, shooting, chasing Tilly around, and very little sleep, we’re feeling a little under the weather. It probably doesn’t help that we ate cookies for breakfast pretty much every day this week…Whoops. So we’re craving something slightly more nutritious, but still tasty. And these healthy peanut butter oat energy balls are just what the doctor ordered.

And by doctor, I mean me.

Consider this your prescription to nosh on some delicious chocolate peanut butter energy bites.

grabbing for a peanut butter oat energy ball

What ingredients do you need for peanut butter oat energy balls?

We made these chocolate peanut butter energy bites with just 7 simple ingredients:

  • Medjool dates
  • Natural peanut butter
  • Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • Pure maple syrup
  • Flaxseed Meal
  • Chia seeds
  • Dark chocolate

Simply blend the dates together in a food processor and then add the rest of the ingredients, pulsing a few times to fully combine. And voila! Easy peanut butter oat energy bites. They’re packed full of protein, healthy fats, and vitamins, making these the perfect snack.

pile of peanut butter oat energy balls drizzled with chocolate on a pine tin with milk

Because these energy balls are so simple, it’s important to use high quality ingredients. Each ingredient really retains it’s flavor  and with no added sugar or flavorings there’s nothing to mask a low quality peanut butter or stale oats.

peanut butter oat energy bites on a pie tin with a glass of milk behind

Why we love peanut butter oat energy balls:

  1. They’re made in one bowl: AKA easy to make and easy to clean up.
  2. Easily made ahead of time: I adore meal prep friendly recipes that allow you to front load the work. You can make these peanut butter oat energy balls in advance and freeze them for up to 3 months!
  3. They’re delicious AND healthy: A win-win! These basically taste like eating a peanut butter cookie, but are secretly packed full of good for you stuff and keep you full all morning protein. Score!

pile of peanut butter energy bites

Now go fill those prescription, babies. Whip these healthy energy bites up this Sunday for a hearty bfast or snack all week long!

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Peanut Butter Oat Energy Balls

5 from 3 reviews

Looking for a breakfast on the go, preworkout snack, or roadtrip treats? Make these easy peanut butter oat energy balls drizzled with chocolate!

Looking for a breakfast on the go, preworkout snack, or roadtrip treats? Make these easy peanut butter oat energy balls drizzled with chocolate!

  • Author: Sarah | Broma Bakery
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 20 bites 1x
  • Category: breakfast
  • Method: no bake
  • Cuisine: american
  • Author: Sarah | Broma Bakery
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 20 bites 1x
  • Category: breakfast
  • Method: no bake
  • Cuisine: american
Scale:
  • Author: Sarah | Broma Bakery
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 20 bites 1x
  • Category: breakfast
  • Method: no bake
  • Cuisine: american

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup natural peanut butter
  • 10 medjool dates, pitted
  • 3/4 cup Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup Flaxseed Meal
  • 1 tablespoon Organic Chia Seeds
  • 1/2 cup mini dark chocolate chips, optional

Instructions

  1. In a food processor or high powered blender blend the dates until they start to break down and ball up into one big ball.
  2. Add the peanut butter, oats, maple syrup, flaxseed, chia seeds, and chocolate chips if you’re using them. Pulse a few times until combined. Don’t over blend the mixture or it can start to separate and get weird.
  3. Use a tablespoon to scoop out energy balls, rolling between your palms to form a smooth ball. Drizzle with additional melted chocolate or leave as is!
  4. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 10 days or freeze for up to 3 months!

Keywords: freezer friendly energy bites, easy peanut butter chocolate energy bites, quick peanut butter energy balls

These quick and easy peanut butter oat energy bites are made with just 7 simple ingredients and packed full of protein!

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  1. Really tasty! Using natural peanut butter must be important, because with Jiff it was too thick to mix in the food processor. I just did that part by hand. Yum!

  2. Just made these last week – and I finished them all. I’m definitely making them again. They’re a delicious, guilt free snack.