PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE CHIP ENERGY BITES

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These have completely changed my life.

Not only are they delicious, but they are literally the easiest thing ever to pull together.

There’s something about the peanut butter/chocolate combo that works so well for my afternoon snack time. Β The chocolate is the perfect amount of sweetness and the peanut butter has the heft that I need to make it through until dinner.

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I’ve made other ‘bites’ in the past but have done it with dates and nuts and find they’re just too sticky and impossible to work with.

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These use just a few simple ingredients and a quick round in the fridge stiffens them up enough to easily form them into balls (or bars if you prefer!)

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{peanut butter chocolate chip energy bites}

makes 15-20 bites

ingredients:

  • 1 cup oats (I used quick-cooking but old fashioned would work well too)
  • 1/3 cup clover honey
  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter (I used smooth but crunchy would be great as well!)
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (or dark chocolate or white chocolate – whatever you like!)
  • 1/4 cup roasted peanuts (chopped)

directions:

  1. add all ingredients into a bowl, mix together well and refrigerate for about 10 minutes
  2. while dough is in the refrigerator, line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. remove dough and scoop 2 tbsp. out, rolling in hands and placing on the parchment paper
  4. store in the fridge and take with you as needed for a perfect on-the-go snack!

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Comments

    • Hahaha me too – I think it’s probably about 85% of the reason that I love it (that and I love anything that comes together in less than 10 minutes!)

  1. I will make these immediately. I am seriously headed to the kitchen for them right this second. I love it when I find recipes that I have all the ingredients for. Happy Monday my friend!

  2. I just made these and they are delicious!!!! I didn’t have any peanuts but used crunchy peanut butter and added some shredded coconut. Turned out great!!

  3. Just made a batch of these to have for snacks during the week and I couldn’t stop sampling the dough as I was rolling them into balls! I think I’m going to need to make another batch πŸ™‚ I love that this recipe is so simple, easy, and quick!

    • I’m so glad you like it! It’s one of my favorites as well – I make a batch almost every week because it’s so easy! And I have the SAME problem with sampling the dough, I’ve just started doubling the recipe for the start to be on the safe side πŸ˜‰

      • So I just needed to come back and tell you that I’ve made these at least 5 more times in the past month. What is it about this simple combo of oats + pb + chocolate + honey that is just SO good?! Can’t get enough!

        • Haha I know! That combo gets me every time! I’m so glad you like the recipe and thanks so much for letting me know! πŸ™‚

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