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Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites

 

This recipe for vegan energy balls combines some of our favorite ingredients (including dark chocolate, of course) in one delicious protein-rich bite. Chia and Flax seeds add a boost of Omega-3s and fiber. A one bowl, no-bake Vegan Peanut Butter Energy Bites recipe to power your New Year’s resolutions, or if you're simply looking for a tasty breakfast or snack.

 

Ingredients:

 

1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1 cup rolled oats
13 cup flax seed meal, or whole flax seeds ground in a food processor
14 cup dried cranberries, blueberries, cherries, or raisins
3 oz dark chocolate chips, or chopped extra dark chocolate bar
1 Tablespoon chia seeds (optional)
1 cup peanut butter, warmed for easy mixing
13 cup maple syrup or agave syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract

 

How to Make:

 

• Add all ingredients to a large mixing bowl. Mix until well combined into a stiff dough. If too dry or crumbly, add more peanut butter or maple syrup. If too sticky or wet, add a little bit more oats or flaxseed meal.
• Chill in the refrigerator for 5 minutes, then scoop out bite-sized portions (about 1.5 Tablespoons) and roll into balls.
• Store well-sealed leftovers in the refrigerator for 1 week or in the freezer up to 1 month (or more).

 

Yield: 20 pieces


Tags: Gluten Free*

 

*The components of this recipe are vegan and gluten-free. The chocolate chips (or chocolate bar) recommended for use are made with gluten-free ingredients. Please note that, with the exception of our chocolates made from bean-to-bar, all products are manufactured in the same factory as products that may contain allergens or dairy. Although we employ good manufacturing practices to minimize cross-contact, we do not guarantee any product is entirely free of minute traces of dairy, wheat, soy, tree nuts, or peanuts.