No Bake Energy Bites

Simple and tasty No Bake Energy Bites – filled with honey, flaxseed, chocolate chips, oats and peanut butter, these energy balls are great to have on hand!

Happy 2018 everyone! I hope you all partied hard for New Year’s Eve. We also hope you didn’t hold back on the yummy foods since it may have been your last chance to pig out before you set goals to be healthier in the new year. Did you know that only 8% of goal setters actually stick to their new years resolutions? That’s a pretty sad percentage! We don’t want you falling into that 92%, so we’re kicking of 2018s Tried and True series with a practical recipe for No Bake Energy Bites, which won’t add  to your love handles. 😉

These energy bites are similar to this recipe, with a few changes. We left out the coconut and blended the oats and chocolate chips, which I think changed the texture a bit. We love both recipes but love to change things up and are glad we tried this version. This recipe has so many natural ingredients that increase energy but also has that natural fat that is actually good for you.

No Bake Energy Bites

Even though we left out the coconut, you can definitely add it or customize these Energy balls to your liking. We love them as is but may try adding the coconut back in next time for added flavor. 😉

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How to make No Bake Energy Bites:

No Bake Energy Balls Recipe

5 from 2 votes

These Simple and tasty No Bake Energy Bites  are filled with honey, flaxseed, chocolate chips, oats and peanut butter. They make a great snack or after-school treat and are the perfect treat to have on hand.

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Set in Fridge 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 105 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup ground flax seed
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (crunchy or creamy)
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. With a food processor or blender, grind up oatmeal and chocolate chips into a powder.

  2. In a bowl, mix well the ground up oats and flax seed. Add peanut butter (creamy or chunky) and vanilla.
  3. Heat your honey for about 10 sec to thin it out, then add to the bowl. Stir until well combined. Let set in fridge for at least 10 minutes.
  4. Using your hands, round out to 1 inch bites. Put in the freezer to enjoy later!

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Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative – from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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  1. 5 stars
    Yum! I seriously just saw a post on Pinterest like this one and I wanted to make them. Your recipe seems a lot easier and I have all of the ingredients. Hooray!
    Thank you and have a wonderful New Year!

  2. Do you grind up the flax seeds with the oatmeal? I have heard that you need to grind flax seed to get the nutrition from them.

  3. 5 stars
    I’ve made these and our little grandson really liked them and they are very easy to make.

    have you tried Sunflower butter? I can’t send them to school with him because of the peanut butter issue others may have.

  4. Quick question: i have IBS and am gluten sensitive. What would be good alternatives for the honey and oats?