High-Protein Energy Bites


Standard energy bites recipe kicked up with the addition of protein powder and chopped coffee beans and coconut. Super pre- or post-workout snack. Store balls in freezer or fridge and thaw for use.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
30 bites


  • 2 cups rolled oats

  • 1 cup peanut butter

  • cup honey

  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips

  • ½ cup ground flax seeds

  • ½ cup chocolate-flavored protein powder

  • ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds

  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract

  • ¼ cup chopped coffee beans

  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder (such as Fry's®), or more as needed


  1. Mix oats, peanut butter, honey, dark chocolate chips, flax seeds, protein powder, coconut, chia seeds, and coconut extract together in a large bowl; fold in coffee beans. Form mixture into 1-inch balls.

  2. Place cocoa powder in a small bowl. Roll each ball in the cocoa powder until coated.

Cook's Note:

Vanilla protein powder can be used in placed of the chocolate protein powder. Semisweet chocolate chips can be used in place of the dark chocolate chips.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

146 Calories
8g Fat
16g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 30
Calories 146
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 55mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 126mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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