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Peanut Butter Energy Bites

From Sarah Lipoff, POPSUGAR Food

Notes

You can use creamy or crunchy peanut butter for these bites.

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Ingredients

  1. For the bites:
  1. 1 cup oatmeal
    3/4 cup peanut butter
    1/4 cup cocoa powder
    1 tablespoon vanilla protein powder
    1 tablespoon honey
    1 tablespoon chia seeds
    1 tablespoon raisins, chopped
    1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  1. For the coating:
  1. 1 cup shredded coconut, slivered almonds, or chopped peanuts for rolling bites

Directions

  1. Add the oats, peanut butter, cocoa powder, protein powder, honey, chia seeds, raisins, and cinnamon into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Use a wooden spoon to incorporate the ingredients until the dough comes together. It will be loose but clumpy.
  3. Cover a sheet tray with the coconut, almonds, or chopped peanuts or even a combination of all three.
  4. Roll the bites into golf-ball-size balls, squeezing to form together, then gently toss them on the sheet tray to coat. Press the coating as needed so it sticks.
  5. Line a storage container with wax paper and layer in the refrigerator. Let set for 1 hour before enjoying.
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