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Cranberry Chocolate Chip Energy Bites Recipe

This simple, 5 minute cranberry chocolate chip energy bites recipe is the perfect protein-packed pick me up snack. These no-bake protein balls are easy to make and so good!

Protein Packed Cranberry Chocolate Chip Energy Bites Recipe with oats. These tasty little energy balls are super easy to make, all you need is 5 minutes and 8 ingredients!

No-bake chocolate cranberry protein balls

We’ve got to get ready for school and work in the morning, so it’s no question that we’re up early and occasionally rushing out of the house. When it comes to getting kids ready in the morning, there’s always an unexpected setback. “But I’m too tired to get up!” “I can’t find my shoes!” “Mom, I don’t like this oatmeal.” UGH.

Easy No-bake chocolate cranberry protein balls

Almond butter energy bites with cranberries

We are always in search of quick, healthy, and delicious breakfast ideas, so I came up with an idea to make a bunch of healthy no-bake energy balls. We love recipes with dried cranberries, so this was totally worth a shot.

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Cranberry chocolate chip energy bites recipe

Behold, my cranberry chocolate chip energy bites recipe! They are perfect little balls of goodness that carry a bunch of vitamins and minerals that are essential to getting your day started! These no bake energy balls are easy to make and tasty, too. Check out the recipe below.

Ingredients:

  • Raw oats
  • Coconut
  • Chia seeds
  • Carob chips (or chocolate chips of your choice)
  • Dried cranberries
  • Almond butter
  • Raw honey
  • Vanilla extract

How to make no bake energy balls

Making this dried cranberry and oat energy balls recipe is super simple. First, you’ll combine all of the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl, then stir in the wet ingredients until thoroughly mixed. Refrigerate the mixture for 15 minutes.

Making chocolate chip energy bites with almond butter and oats

Roll almond butter bites into balls

When it’s ready, scoop out a teaspoon full of the mixture and roll it into a ball, shaping it with your hands. Set the chocolate chip energy balls onto a clean plate as you go. That’s it! I was able to roll about 30 balls with this recipe, I really love how these taste.

Protein Packed Cranberry Chocolate Chip Oat Energy Bites Recipe. These tasty little energy balls are super easy to make, all you need is 5 minutes and 8 ingredients!

Cranberry chocolate chip energy bites recipe

These no-bake cranberry chocolate chip energy balls are full of wholesome, healthy ingredients and make a great protein-packed snack!
Prep Time 5 mins
15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Snack
Servings 30 bites

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups raw oats
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup carob chips or chocolate chips of your choice
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup almond butter
  • 2/3 cups raw honey
  • 2 tsp. vanilla

Instructions
 

  • Combine all dry ingredients - oats, coconut, chia seeds, cranberries, and chocolate chips - in a large mixing bowl.
  • Stir in the remaining wet ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate the mixture for 15 minutes to set.
  • Scoop out a teaspoon full of the mixture and roll into a ball with your hands, setting the chocolate chip energy balls onto a clean plate as you go.
  • Serve immediately and refrigerate leftover energy balls.

This protein packed cranberry chocolate chip energy bites recipe is super easy to make, and so delicious!

Will you try these no-bake energy bites?

We love how our cranberry chocolate chip energy bites came out. They are easily portable snacks that are packed with protein and oats, just the way we like them. If you happen to have any of these almond butter protein balls remaining, be sure to refrigerate them.

Have you tried these cranberry chocolate chip energy balls? Let us know in the comments section! We are always looking for ingredients to add and variations to this plant-based recipe. Enjoy!

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