Almond butter energy bites made with just oats, almond butter, honey, chocolate chips, and unsweetened coconut
Keyword: almond butter, snack
Servings: 24energy bites
2 1/2cupsold-fashioned or quick-cooking oats
1/4cupunsweetened shredded coconut(can omit and use an additional 1/4 cup oats)
1/2cuphoney(or slightly more, if needed, to bind ingredients together)
1/2cupsemisweet or dark chocolate chips
Optional: 1/4 cup ground flax seeds, chia seeds, or hemp seeds
Add all of the ingredients to a medium mixing bowl and stir until fully combined, which may take a few minutes.
Line a baking dish or rimmed cookie sheet with wax or parchment paper. Form the dough into about 24 tablespoon-sized balls and place in a single layer on the baking dish or cookie sheet.
Refrigerate for about an hour or freeze for at least 20 minutes before transferring to a storage bag so the energy bites will hold their shape. Store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks or the freezer for up to 3 months.
*Add 1/4 tsp. salt if using unsalted almond butter