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Almond Joy Energy Bites

March 6, 2022

These almond joy energy bites are super simple to make and are perfect for on the go. Quick oats, chia seeds, shredded coconut, almond butter, and mini chocolate chips make up these quick bites. I like to keep these on hand in the fridge for a quick sweet snack or as a good substitute to sugary store bought granola bars.

almond joy energy bites spread out on parchment paper with a glass of milk
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Grocery list for the almond joy energy bites:

  • Quick oats
  • Shredded coconut
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • Almond butter
  • Honey
  • Chia Seeds
ingredients in a bowl before mixing

Tools I used for this recipe:

  • Rubber Spatula ā€“ a must for any home baker! Perfect for scrapping the sides of a mixing bowl.
  • Mixing Bowls a good mixing bowl is a must! I love a set of nesting bowls, ceramic is my favorite!
  • Portion Scoops ā€“ my go to for getting even sized scoops!
  • Glass Storage Container – perfect for storing these bites in the fridge! I prefer glass over plastic.

Other add-in ideas:

  • Chopped Almonds
  • Cocoa powder
  • Crunchy Almond Butter
  • Cinnamon
  • Ground flax seeds
  • Protein powder
  • Collagen Powder (my favorite!)
almond joy energy bites in a wooden bowl

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Instructions:

  • In a large mixing bowl combine the oats, chia seeds, shredded coconut, and mini chocolate chips, stir to combine.
  • In a microwave safe bowl combine the almond butter and honey, microwave for 30 seconds until slightly warm. Pour over the oat mixture, mix together until evenly combined.
  • Use a small portion scoop or a measuring spoon to scoop out even sized amounts of the oat mixture. Use your hands to roll them into balls. If desired, roll the finished oat bites in shredded coconut. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for 5-7 days.
oat mix in a bowl before rolling into bites

Almond Joy Energy Bites

5 from 2 votes
Course: Snack
Keyword: Almond Butter, Meal Prep, oats
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 20 Bites
Calories: 129kcal
Author: The Hearty Life
Cost: $
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Ingredients: 

  • 2 cups Quick oats
  • 1/4 cup Chia Seeds
  • 1/2 cup Shredded coconut, unsweetened
  • 1/2 cup Mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup Creamy almond butter
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • Extra coconut for rolling, if desired

Instructions:

  • In a large mixing bowl combine the oats, chia seeds, shredded coconut, and mini chocolate chips, stir to combine.
  • In a microwave safe bowl combine the almond butter and honey, microwave for 30 seconds until slightly warm. Pour over the oat mixture, mix together until evenly combined.
  • Use a small portion scoop or a measuring spoon to scoop out even sized amounts of the oat mixture. Use your hands to roll them into balls. If desired, roll the finished oat bites in shredded coconut. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for 5-7 days.

Nutrition:

Serving: 1 bite | Sodium: 5 mg | Calcium: 45 mg | Vitamin C: 1 mg | Vitamin A: 11 IU | Sugar: 7 g | Fiber: 3 g | Potassium: 99 mg | Cholesterol: 1 mg | Calories: 129 kcal | Trans Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Fat: 7 g | Protein: 3 g | Carbohydrates: 15 g | Iron: 1 mg

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

energy bites in a bowl

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