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High-Protein Energy Bites

Rated as 4.73 out of 5 Stars

"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."
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15 m servings 146
Original recipe yields 30 servings (30 bites)


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  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; 7.9 15.5 5.6 6 55 Full nutrition

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These are good, but the coconut extract is a bit too much. I'd cut it back to 1/2 tsp next time. I also messed up and added the cocoa right into the mixture, rather than saving it to roll the ba...

These are delicious! I did make a few changes. I did not have ground flax, so I just added some extra oatmeal. I also did not have coconut extract, so I added a teaspoon of coconut oil. I ch...

This is a great recipe. They are tasty and very filling. I did not use chocolate chips in the recipe, instead I used dried cranberries. I also substituted the coconut extract for vanilla and t...

Fantastic snack.

Awesome! I used my Ninja to pulse the oats then added the chia, ground flax, chocolate chips, a chunk of coconut oil, vanilla protein powder, a handful of raisins, and the cocoa. I made it into ...

I love these and so does my family! Only changes I made were I didnt' use coconut extract I used coconut oil and no cocoa powder, but I don't think it needed either. I froze them in the freezer ...

Didn't have coconut on hand so I added raspberry extract and raspberry jam instead. Note to self, use mini chocolate chips or smash regular size chips so the balls stay together better. Pret...

These were great but I did not use the powder milk, or flax, or chia. I tried dipping them in ground coffee but it tasted a little too gritty. The coco flakes and the choc chips, pb (natural cre...

Love these bites.... healthy and fast on the go snacks without feeling guilty.