Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Energy Bites

Rolling into the weekend with another batch of our favorite energy bites

Just 5 ingredients & yummy!

If you’ve followed the Healthy Gluten-Free Family a while, you know that we are big fans of energy bites, or “bliss balls” as many call them. They are our go-to snack, any time of day.

There’s always a stash in our freezer of our favorite five-ingredient energy bite. It’s made with almond butter (we love Barney Butter), gluten-free oats, maple syrup, mini chips (another favorite, the chips from Enjoy Life Foods), and shaved coconut.

They are the perfect energy boost and we’ve been known to eat them at breakfast, on the go, for snacks or dessert… see how they disappear so quickly?!

Scroll down to see the recipe.

Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Energy Bites

Recipe

Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Energy Bites
 
Whether with the original recipe or with my extras, these are the perfect energy boost to fuel you through your day. The original recipe is from The Stand Juice.
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Recipe type: Bakery, Breakfast, Cookies, Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine: Gluten-Free
Serves: 18-24 bites
Ingredients
THE BASICS
  • 1 16oz jar Barney Butter
  • 1¼ cup Gluten-Free oats
  • 1 cup shredded coconut + extra for rolling
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ½ bag Enjoy Life Foods mini-chips (approx ¾ cup)
POSSIBLE ADDS
  • ½ cup cranberries
  • ½ cup finely chopped walnuts
Instructions
  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl.
  2. Roll mixture into balls of any size (I usually go with 1 to 1½ inch diameter).
  3. Add extra oats if mixture too wet.
  4. Roll in coconut.
  5. Store in refrigerator or freezer.
  6. I usually store some in fridge at all times & keep the rest frozen until needed.

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