Yummy No-Bake Energy Bites
These no-bake energy bites (AKA energy balls) are yummy and healthy snacks for kids -- and parents, too.
Optional - Small ice cream scooper
Optional - Coffee grinder or small food processor to grind flax seeds
creamy or crunchy, your choice
unsweetened coconut flakes
flax seeds or ground flax
Ground flax is more digestible. Grind seeds in a coffee grinder or small food processor.
mini chocolate chips
We prefer dark chocolate and often use regular size rather than mini
In a large bowl, stir together peanut butter, honey, and vanilla until creamy.
Add remaining ingredients and mix until combined.
Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Roll into bite-sized balls. We use a small ice-cream scooper and then roll slightly to form a ball.
Store in an air-tight glass container in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.
You can add 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or almonds (and reduce the flax seeds to 1/4 cup).
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