Are you ready for a snack that’s not only delicious but also a breeze to make? Look no further than these fantastic Vegan Oat and Almond Butter No-Bake Energy Bites.
They’re perfect when you need an energy boost, crave something sweet, or want a quick and healthy treat.
Creating these tasty Vegan, No-Bake Energy Bites is a breeze; you’ll love the results.
Here’s how you can make these energy balls:
1. Gather Your Ingredients:
- In a mixing bowl, gather all the essentials: rolled oats, almond butter, maple syrup, and ground flaxseed.
- Add your favorite chopped dried fruits, vegan chocolate chips for a touch of chocolatey goodness, a dash of vanilla extract, and just a pinch of salt.
- Mix them all together until they form a harmonious blend.
2. Chill for Easier Shaping:
- Refrigerate the mixture for about 15-20 minutes to make shaping your energy bites easier. This quick chill allows the mixture to firm up enough without wasting too much time.
3. Shape the Bites:
- Once ready, please remove the mixture from the fridge and shape it into bite-sized balls. They don’t need to be perfectly uniform; the homemade, rustic charm makes them special.
4. Let Them Set:
- After shaping the bites, place them on a baking sheet and give them another brief rest in the fridge for approximately 30 more minutes. This extra time helps them set perfectly.
5. Ready for On-the-Go Snacking:
- With these delightful energy bites prepared and set, place them in an airtight container to ensure their freshness. They’ll be your go-to whenever you need a quick, nutritious pick-me-up. These energy bites are perfect for on-the-go snacking, an afternoon treat, or a satisfying post-workout nibble. Enjoy!
See below for the full recipe details, and start creating your batch of these delightful energy bites today!
No Bake Energy Balls
These no-bake energy bites are packed with plant-based protein and natural sweetness.
- 1 cup Rolled Oats
- 1/2 cup cup Almond Butter
- 1/3 cup Maple Syrup
- 1/4 cup Ground Flaxseed
- 1/4 cup Chopped Dried Fruit (dates, apricots)
- 1/4 cup Vegan Chocolate Chips
- 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
- A pinch of salt
Combine rolled oats, almond butter, maple syrup, ground flaxseed, chopped dried fruits, vegan chocolate chips, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt in a mixing bowl.
Mix well until combined
Refrigerate the mixture for 15-20 minutes to make handling easier.
Roll into bite-sized balls and place on a baking sheet.
Refrigerate for an additional 30 minutes to set.
Store in an upright container
Preparation Time Note: The prep time mentioned does not account for the chilling period. A helpful tip to expedite the chilling process is to spread the mixture evenly on a small baking sheet and place it in the freezer for 20-30 minutes until it’s nicely cooled.