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Snack on These Oatmeal Cookie Dough Energy Bites

Oatmeal Cookie Dough Energy Bites

yield: 21 SERVINGS

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup ground flax seed
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Directions

1

Place oats and coconut in a food processor and pulse until mixture is coarsely ground.

2

Add peanut butter, honey, ground flax-seed, mini chocolate chips, and vanilla extract. Pulse again a few times until ingredients are mixed and forms a dough.

3

Roll into tablespoon-sized balls onto a baking sheet that's been covered in parchment paper. Mixture made about 21 energy bites for me. Freeze until set, for about an hour.  Enjoy and keep leftovers in a Ziploc bag in fridge or freezer.

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Oatmeal Cookie Dough Energy Bites on a tray

Love cookie dough?

Snack on these yummy oatmeal cookie dough energy bites that taste like peanut butter oatmeal cookie dough! My family is crazy for this popular no-bake oatmeal and peanut butter cookie – and I don’t think we’re alone, as this Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Energy Bites post is one of our most visited recipes in Hip2Save history.

Oatmeal Cookie Dough Energy Bites – processing oatmeal

Try making energy bites using the food processor!

Today I’m sharing a similar version, but this time using a food processor to chop the oatmeal into a finer texture that gives these bites the taste and texture of cookie dough, which I prefer! Plus this version has unsweetened coconut and vanilla extract for even more delicious flavor and texture.

It takes just a few minutes to mix this together and make the dough balls! These go in the freezer for about an hour to set, and then you can enjoy this perfect two-bite snack! I keep a covered container in the fridge with my energy bites.

Oatmeal Cookie Dough Energy Bites – ingredients on the counter

Easy pantry ingredients!

You may already have everything on hand for this easy snack idea. I’m simply using old-fashioned rolled oats, peanut butter, honey, and ground flaxseed for a little extra nutrition. If any of these ingredients don’t sound delicious, it’s easy to customize this idea to taste. And of course, if there’s a peanut allergy, consider a nut alternative like SunButter.

Oatmeal Cookie Dough Energy Bites – mixing ingredients in the food processor bowl


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Oatmeal Cookie Dough Energy Bites

yield: 21 SERVINGS

Easy no-bake snack that tastes like yummy cookie dough!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup ground flax seed
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Directions

1

Place oats and coconut in a food processor and pulse until mixture is coarsely ground.

2

Add peanut butter, honey, ground flax-seed, mini chocolate chips, and vanilla extract. Pulse again a few times until ingredients are mixed and forms a dough.

3

Roll into tablespoon-sized balls onto a baking sheet that's been covered in parchment paper. Mixture made about 21 energy bites for me. Freeze until set, for about an hour.  Enjoy and keep leftovers in a Ziploc bag in fridge or freezer.

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Oatmeal Cookie Dough Energy Bites – rolled up in a ramekin ready to serve

We love these YUMMY no-bake snacks!

My kids really enjoy energy bites as a lunchbox snack or even after school. Sometimes I’ll have one or two with coffee in the morning on the go! Great homemade portable snack.


Pumpkin chocolate chip Oatmeal Cookie Dough Energy Bites – in a bowl next to pumpkins

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Comments 12

  1. Lisa

    Sounds good. Might I suggest a small tweak. Rolled oats are finer and would work better from a texture standpoint. If you own a vitamix or a good blender (Perhaps even a magic bullet), I would chop the oats in there first to create a flour. I think that might make a yummy dough!!

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Thanks Lisa! That’s exactly what I did here! Maybe that wasn’t clear, but I did run the ots through a food processor and you’re right, love the end result! 🙂

      • Lisa

        Lina, sorry I missed that! Sounds really good and healthy. I can’t use white flour so I often substitute with oats or other flours.

        • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

          that’s a nice idea- thanks! 🙂

  2. Mom

    Don’t do it..whatever it takes don’t make these!!! No matter how hard I try I find myself passing the freezer and eating just one… well after the 15th time in the kitchen I have “just one’d” the whole batch~ every time! Especially w those chocolate chips added to it! Resist the urge!!!

    • animity

      We have the same problem in our house ;). Love these things!

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Haha true! It’s hard to stop ❤️

  3. sherry

    Love your recipes Lina. Do you have any amazing KETO recipies? TIA.

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Oh so glad you asked! Have you seen our Keto website – full of recipes and tips!?
      https://hip2keto.com/

  4. Diana DeLucia

    Does anyone know what the calorie count is for one of these or how many grams of protein are in one?

  5. Kelly

    Why do you have to refrigerate these???

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      They tend to get a little melty depending on temperature of kitchen – So I like to keep in the fridge.

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