5-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cup Energy Bites

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Stack of gluten-free vegan Peanut Butter Cup Chia Seed Energy Bites

Sometimes, “real” food sounds exhausting and you just want something quick and easy to throw into your purse and call “lunch” without anyone judging you.

Well, consider this a judgment free zone. And if today is one of those days, here is my solution: Energy bites!

5 ingredients
15 minutes
Naturally sweetened (when using naturally sweetened dark chocolate!)
Tastes like a peanut butter cup

Get on board.

Oats, chia seeds, dark chocolate, peanut butter, and dates

I’m kind of into quick and easy right now.

Warmer weather has meant more adventuring for us and I love having snacky things on hand for sporadic activities. I’m like that weird friend of yours with all the mom things in her purse who doesn’t actually have any kids. No sign of babies around here, just so many snacks.

Blender with freshly blended dates for making energy bites

So, energy bites! 5 ingredients:

Peanut butter
Chia seeds
Dairy-free dark chocolate

The good news about these little gems is they’re totally customizable! No peanut butter? Sub any other nut butter. Not into chocolate (seriously Rhonda?)? Omit it and add more oats and chia seeds. Never heard of chia seeds? Sub flax or hemp seeds. It’s that easy friends.

Blender filled with ingredients for our simple Peanut Butter Cup Energy Bites

This is basically hippie cookie dough. Take a spoon and eat it straight. (Who on Earth would do such a thing? Me –  I would.)

Or reach down in there and roll the batter into little portable energy bites.

Your friends are gonna be so happy to see what’s in your mom purse.

Holding up a freshly rolled Peanut Butter Cup Energy Bite for a delicious snack
Platter filled with gluten-free vegan Peanut Butter Cup Chia Seed Energy Bites

These guys are so good it’s dangerous! They’re:

Peanut buttery
Crunchy from the chia seeds
Naturally sweetened
& Seriously delicious

Races? Hikes? Road trips? Travel? These are the snacks for you.

Homemade PB Cup Energy Bites for a delicious protein-packed vegan snack

If you try this recipe, you know the drill. Let us know by leaving a comment or taking a picture and tagging it @minimalistbaker on Instagram! We love seeing what you come up with. Cheers!

Stack of homemade gluten-free Peanut Butter Cup Energy Bites

5 Ingredient Peanut Cup Energy Bites

EASY, 5-ingredient peanut butter energy bites sweetened with dates and studded with oats, dark chocolate, and chia seeds! Full of fiber, protein, and healthy fats.
Author Minimalist Baker
Tray of Peanut Butter Cup Energy Bites made with dates
4.88 from 201 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 15 (bites)
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Gluten-Free, Vegan
Freezer Friendly 1 month
Does it keep? 1 Week


  • 1 cup dates (pitted // if dry, soak in warm water for 10 minutes, then drain well)
  • 3 Tbsp all-natural salted peanut or almond butter
  • 1/4 cup dairy-free dark chocolate (roughly chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds (or sub flax or hemp seeds)
  • 2/3 cup rolled oats (gluten-free as needed)


  • Pulse pitted dates in a food processor or blender until they’re in small pieces or it forms a ball (see photo).
  • Add oats, chocolate, chia seeds, and peanut butter and pulse or mix until combined. You want there to be consistently small pieces but not overly processed.
  • Carefully roll into 1-inch balls (29-30 grams per ball), using the warmth of your hands to mold them together. Should yield 14-15 balls (amount as original recipe is written // adjust if altering batch size).
  • To set, pop in fridge or freezer for 15 minutes. Otherwise, eat as is! Will keep fresh in an air-tight bag or container for up to a week. Freeze for longer term storage.



* Loosely adapted from my No-Bake Cookie Bars.
* Nutrition information is a rough estimate.

Nutrition (1 of 15 servings)

Serving: 1 energy bite Calories: 92 Carbohydrates: 14 g Protein: 2.1 g Fat: 3.4 g Saturated Fat: 0.8 g Trans Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 10 mg Fiber: 2.5 g Sugar: 9 g

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  1. Lily says

    I made this and it was so thick that is actually broke my VitaMix, but luckily it is under warranty. Was too pissed off to finish that the mixture has just been left in my fridge.

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerDana @ Minimalist Baker says

      Bummer. You can see my grievances + tips for the Vitamix here. It seems to especially struggle with dates. In which case, we’d recommend using a food processor for this recipe.

  2. Rubia Campi says

    Super easy, healthy and delicious! My 3yo daughter looooved it (she has no allergies so we are cool with the peanuts) and I am having little bites of heaven ?

  3. Kristin says

    Ok, so I am not a health nut. I love Reece’s. But I’m pregnant and trying to watch my weight and what I put in my body. I came across this recipe after reading how good dates are for you, and I decided to make them. Let let me tell you these are FANTASTIC!! My husband and 4 year old ask couldn’t stop eating them, had to make 2 batches! Mind-blown! Thank you for this recipe!

  4. Melissa says

    I just loved this recipe as it was so easy to make and I could find every thing I needed at any local shop, my best friends have all been jealous of my “mum purse” lately and I’m so happy I can afford to give them some. Thank you so much x

  5. Tracey says

    So easy to make and absolutely delicious! Just enough of a hint of chocolate to satisfy my chocolate craving.
    Thanks you!

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Thanks so much for the lovely review, Tracey. We are so glad you enjoyed them! Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Thanks so much! Xo

  6. Maria says

    The chia seeds give these SUCH a delightful and satisfying texture… I recently have become obsessed with dates and all-date-things and these filled the craving splendidly while being so easy, with minimal prep and minimal effort. They taste like a grownup version of a peanut butter cup (but these don’t hurt my sensitive teeth from the amount of sugar!). Fantastic recipe, thanks for sharing!!

  7. Julia says

    These are a miracle! I am a university student who also works, and most mornings I need to be out the door by 7 AM. Since classes started back up, I’ve just been skipping breakfast & eating whenever I have time in between lectures. These energy bites have been a life saver! They’re super easy to make & the most expensive things on the ingredients list are the dates. I just make a double batch at the beginning of the week and bring 2 or 3 to work with me every day. So far, no more hunger headaches while I wait for a break in my schedule!

  8. Cheryl D Garcia says

    Hi, I really like this recipe! I just made it today and it is very simple and easy. I learned my dates are a bit dry after I blended them with most of the ingredients and they didn’t seem to hold together – BUT I knew of an idea and it happened to work: I have some unsweetened applesauce and added just a heaping tablespoon and that did the trick. They came together well and held into balls nicely. They are resting gently in the fridge now, minus the few that we couldn’t resist eating right away! Thanks so much for this great recipe, these are yummy! ;)

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Thanks so much for the lovely review and for sharing the applesauce trick, Cheryl. We are so glad you enjoyed them! Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Thanks so much! Xo

  9. Melissa Cabezas says

    Wow! I wanted something decadent but also something that I wouldn’t feel too guilty eating. This is it. I followed the recipe and while I had a tricky time getting all the bits out from the bottom of the blender, the result was delicious and quite filling. I will be making these again. Thank you!

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      We’re so glad you enjoy them, Melissa! Using a food processor will make it easier to get the bits out. Hope that helps!

  10. Mike says

    These things are awesome! I’ve made a few batches now, it’s hard to stay away from them haha.
    I’m not vegan but I love that it’s all just fruit/nut/seed ingrediants and doesn’t have to be cooked. Thank you!

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Thanks so much for the lovely review, Mike. We are so glad you enjoyed them! Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Thanks so much! Xo

  11. Chelly Davidson says

    Five star yummyness – so easy to make definitely a healthy indulgence when added to most fruits especially strawberries ?

  12. Ngi says

    I made these, they didn´t come out looking exactly the same(I didn´t have enough dates), but the combination of ingredients is just delicious. I take it to work to have as a snack instead of more processed foods. Eating just 2 of them i’m good to go for the whole morning.

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Thanks so much for the lovely review. We are so glad you enjoy them! Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Thanks so much! Xo

  13. Sharon says

    I made these today. I don’t think I put enough dates in the first time, they didn’t seem very sticky at first. I added a handful more of dates and another tablespoon of peanut butter. Then they stuck together and are absolutely delicious.

  14. Jessie says

    These are really delicious with cashew butter – for a much more subtle nut flavor. The only chocolate I had was the cherry + almond dark chocolate Chocolove bar and it was amazing. Recommended!

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Hmm, maybe your dates were extra sticky and fresh! We would say add even more oats or try fewer dates next time? Hope that helps!

  15. Michelle A says

    Just made these and I’m already onto my third one …ooops hahah

    However I don’t know where I went wrong but the mixture was super super sticky and when I went to make a ball it literally just smushed into my palms LOL..
    I then wet my hands and was able to form the balls but it wasn’t quite the texture I thought it would come out as (just because it was a little tricky to make the balls).
    Popped them into the fridge for a couple hours to set nicely and they are delish!

    Just wondering what I can do next time round so I don’t struggle too much with making the balls and the super sticky mixture? (I know it needs to be sticky to stick but it was literally stuck to my hands and not forming a ball >.< )

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerDana @ Minimalist Baker says

      Hi Michelle! Add more oats! And you can also refrigerate the mixture for about 30 minutes before scooping and rolling to prevent sticking as well. xo!

      Also, next time would you mind adding a rating to your review? It’s super helpful to us and other readers! xo

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerDana @ Minimalist Baker says

      Hi there! I believe the ones we use are by Enjoy Life. But it looks like Choc Zero and Lily’s might be a good option.

  16. Beth says

    I know I can trust minimalist baker recipes, so I made a double batch even though I’ve not tried it. These are delicious, you have just the right amounts of each ingredient. I didn’t have chocolate, but cacao nibs worked really well with this. Thank you!

  17. Jill says

    I made these before half marathon and they are so easy and so delicious! Great source of fiber, potassium and energy. Definitely a keeper!

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Hi Liz, we haven’t tried it, but we think that should work! You may have to add a little more nut butter to compensate. Let us know if you give it a try!

  18. Micah says

    Sooooo good! I’m a dancer and often have short breaks to eat, so I can’t wait to show up to the studio with these bad boys. I love how easily customizable they are. I doubled the chia seeds, and instead of chopping and adding the chocolate, I melted the chocolate (and added cinnamon), then completely coated the balls, and sprinkled with finely chopped walnuts and hazelnuts. They kinda look like Ferrero Rochers!

  19. alltogethertravels says

    These were a big hit in our house. My husband absolutely loved them. They are very easy to make. We were going out to the park and I simply let the dates soak while packing up other things. I loved how just one satisfied my chocolate craving. I do have some concerns about taking the on trips where an ice pack or cooler are available. They could get a bit messy. That definitely won’t stop me from making them again !

  20. Sarah says

    I have made several recipes from this site. These were easy and tasty. I added a little maple syrup to help bind them together. I substituted pecan pieces for the chia. Overall, I judge a recipe if I will make again and I will make these again.

  21. Erika Crowley says

    These are awesome and totally taste like peanut butter cups! I used 3 tbsp homemade almond/cashew butter and added 2 tbsp peanut butter since it was a tad sweet for me.

    Thank you, Dana!

  22. Nadine Weller says

    I made a double batch using cacao nibs and both chia & flax, blitzed together in the thermo.
    Delicious, will definitely make again when I’m avoiding sugar.

  23. Kate says

    Great for vegans/gluten free!

    I added 1 tablespoon maple syrup and a half tablespoon of cacao for added flavour and to bind the mixture together.

  24. Kelly says

    These have become a weekly meal prep staple in our house! They are the perfect after work snack which hold me over on the car ride home. So easy to make and modify, based on what we have in our cupboard. So far we’ve tried adding shredded coconut and hazelnuts (just a few or they become overpowering). We also made the last batch without peanut butter because we ran out, and they still stuck together nicely.

    Thanks for sharing this great recipe!

  25. Ashley says

    I am nearly 39 weeks pregnant and heard that dates can help with labor. I’m not a big date fan so I made this recipe as written in hopes that I would be able to devour some dates. These are amazing!!! The chocolate and peanut butter are really the perfect flavor combo. I made a double batch thinking that I might freeze some to keep on hand for after the baby comes, but I don’t know that they’ll last that long! Thanks for a great recipe!

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Congratulations and thanks so much for the lovely review, Ashley. We are so glad you enjoyed these! Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Thanks so much! xo

  26. Katie says

    Made these in my vitamix tonight. So yummy! My boyfriend thought they tasted like “cookies.” I added a teaspoon of coconut oil to add a little moisture. My dates weren’t dry, but I still felt like it needed a little more moisture. I think the little bit of coconut oil did the trick! I used cacao nibs for the chocolate. Otherwise I followed the recipe! Thank you for great content!!!

  27. Taran says

    Tried them and replaced chocolate with Cacau powder and plus added some ground almonds .
    They came out soo nice and everyone who tried them was bowled over .. they taste naughty I was told but soo delicious.. helps with the chocolate cravings .. thank you

  28. Jamie says

    So good! I made another recipe for date balls at the same time, but I kind of wish I had just made more of these :). The PB really puts these over the top!

  29. Jeanne says

    I made these tonight. I used baking dates, which were a lot cheaper and already kind of puried, so I didn’t have to bother with the food processor. I also added a few crumbled up pecans and it gave them another layer of texture. I heated the dates up in the microwave for a very short time and it made everything real easy to mix together. These are very good- I’m excited to have one with my coffee tomorrow morning!

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      So glad you are enjoying this recipe, Jeanne. Love your tips as well! Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Thanks so much! xo

  30. Barbara says

    I think this might be an updated recipe. I wanted to post it to a Japan Vegetarian group, but I have this recipe. Is it yours? Date and Nut No Bake Energy Bites

    ½ cup roasted, unsalted nuts. Peanuts, almonds, walnuts, etc.
    1 cup dates* – I did not soak mine.
    1 cup rolled oats
    1 Tblspn chia seeds
    1 teaspn cinnamon
    2 Tblspn honey
    1. Add the nuts to the food processor and pulse a few times.
    2. Add in the dates and pulse again.
    3. Next, add in the oats, chia seeds, cinnamon. Process until a dough begins to form.
    4. Add the honey and pulse to mix.
    5. With slightly damp hands, roll the dough into balls roughly 1 inch in diameter.
    6. Store in an airtight container. They will last for at least a week on your counter and longer in the fridge (if you haven’t eaten them all by then!).
    *Make sure your dates are very moist. If they are on the dry side, soak them in boiling water for 10 minutes. Drain the water and use the dates as described.

  31. Paulina says

    These are sooo delicious! I was skeptical when you wrote that they’re like vegan cookie dough – they really are! Amazing, thank you Dana!

  32. Manders says

    Made these and my family polished them all off before the day was done.,made an extra batch so I could eat more in the morning :)

  33. Laura says

    I made these as-is and they’re delicious! I don’t normally even like dates, but the other flavors really complemented the dates. Made for a quick, healthy snack and breakfast throughout the week. Thank you!

  34. Laura says

    Made these yesterday! I used sunflower seed butter due to a peanut intolerance and I made some ‘chocolate’ out of coconut oil and cacao powder. These are so great! And perfect for keeping my sweet tooth under control. Thanks for the recipe!

  35. Julie says

    Can You substitute something else for oatmeal. I can’t eat oatmeal(allergy) or gluten products. Your recipes look delicious!!

      • Gerry says

        Do you mean like possibly subbing almond flour for oats (if one can’t eat oats)? Also is there a link to the Vitamix tips you referred to in another response? I don’t have a food processor but do have a Vitamix.


        • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

          Yes, it might work! You can find the tips here under the header “vitamix tips”. Hope it’s helpful!

  36. Zoe says

    These are so delicious and easy! I added a little bit of coconut oil to make them stick together more and it turned out perfect. Thank you!

  37. Vaida says

    Just made these delicious energy balls. They so lush, my 11 year old said it tastes like a snickers bar. I added some nuts for my other half, work really well. I sprinkled some coconut shavings just to decorate it.
    Highly recommend this receipe.

  38. Emily says

    So deliciously simple! I love that I had everything on hand and didn’t need a trip to the store. Thanks!

  39. Anna says

    Thank you for this recipe! I’ve just starting trying to make energy bites and have made them twice now and it was so good! My husband really liked them too. I used sunflower butter and added cranberries to my second batch. I don’t have a food processor so I used my magic bullet which took quite a while for everything to come together can the ingredients kept clumping up and not blending well so I had to scrape and shake the bullet multiple times. It’s still worth the effort though! I’ll be using this to add my own variations in the future!

  40. Mish says

    Wow, a great version of the healthy ball! Even better with the raw oats. I ate the last smallest ball that I rolled, will have to limit myself to only one per day though. I plan to do a healthier version with cacao and home made peanut butter next time :)

  41. Anne says

    Wow!!!! These are delicious! I tasted the mixture, and because of the dates it seemed overly sweet, so I added a spoon of unsweetened cocoa powder. Came out perfect! I only have one problem though… how do I stop eating these???? :-)

  42. Rebecca says

    A little bit date heavy for my tastes. I’d like a stronger PB and chocolate flavour. In saying that, they won’t go to waste and will be nice with a coffee :)

  43. Jo-Anne says

    YUM! So delicious! We added some extra oats as it was a bit sticky would increase it to a cup next time but so delicious!

  44. Molly says

    I know this is an old recipe, but just Made these to keep in the fridge to grab and go in the mornings and it took all my strength not to eat them right away. So tasty. I added fewer dates, extra chia, and a little coconut oil…and they are delicious!

    Thank you for all your great recipes and ideas. This is my go to blog for healthy easy food!

  45. Lisa says

    I have made these several times now for my daughter when she goes on her Scout hikes. She LOVES them! They are always the first thing on her packing list, and I now make extra for the Scout leaders, too. Much better and tastier than any bought energy snack.

  46. Ktor says

    Since oats need to be soaked for quite awhile beforehand and shouldn’t be eaten raw like
    this, how would you recommend incorporating that process into this recipe?

  47. Alana says

    Great recipe! I only had 3/4 cups dates left, but I just added a little apple sauce at the end when it looked a bit dry and it came out great. Will definitely make these again.

  48. Emily says

    There are so good, I’ve just whipped up my second batch for this month…the taste reminds me of cookie dough!

  49. Gina Umstatter says

    If I’m using chocolate nut butter, can I skipped the chocolate in the recipe? Thank you! Very excited to make these

  50. Nicola Lyle says

    I made these for my daughter when she was racing a Grand Prix style triathlon (3 short races in 3 hours). She ate them between races and were delicious enough to tempt her between races, and easy to eat/digest!

  51. Darby Bundy says

    These are one of my favorite snack balls of all time! Seriously, never a let-down when I pack them for work for a snack. They taste like Reece’s or Butterfinger and just one or 2 will tide you over. Really like how fast they come together and how few ingredients it requires, and if you’ve made similar versions before, you know they can be versatile for flavors, as long as you know how to keep the right consistency. I added cinnamon the second time, and then thought of having a Mexican chocolate version somehow, but decided to not potentially ruin a good thing and stop there. :D Anyway, love ’em.

  52. Sue E says

    Guilt free snacking! Great taste and texture! Super quick and easy! Have made and also recommended to others many times! Also great to grab on the go! Definitely a hit! Thank you, a staple in my house. ?

  53. Adi says

    I ground the oats a bit, substituted the chocolate pieces for desiccated coconut and rolled them in coconut – absolutely DELICIOUS!! Thank you for the recipe!!

  54. J says

    I soaked Deglet dates in water for 10 minutes and substituted the chopped chocolate for cocoa powder. These are delicious, chewy and with a little bit of crunch from the chia seeds and springy chew from the oats! Really nice little snack to round out the day. Thank you for sharing!

  55. Dhivya Ram says

    These were so good.. Thanks for sharing.. I had to blend them in batches, but end product was very good. I also added some freshly roasted peanuts in addition to the peanut butter…

  56. Susan Henry says

    I can’t believe thT something this good was so easy to make. My husband is a picky eater and he loved them as well!

  57. Roz says

    I threw in a handful of white beans because I had some I needed to use up (from a cookie recipe fail.) I Increased the peanut butter and added a bit more peanut butter and they were delicious. Thanks for the recipe

  58. Jenny G says

    Hi, I’ve just come across this scrumptious sounding recipe and intend to make them asap… I just have a quick question regarding how ‘sticky’ they are as I’d like to add some protein powder to the mix for a good high protein energy snack. Would they combine as well with the added powder or would you suggest adding a drop of water/coconut oil/coconut nectar etc?

    I can’t wait to try them as I have had medjool dates hanging around my kitchen just waiting for the perfect recipe :)

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Hi Jenny! I think adding some protein powder would work! Like you’re thinking, I agree that you may need to add some additional liquids to the recipe in the event that the protein powder dries it out – but add as needed!

  59. Shanasy says

    Your site is one of my very top favorites. Thanks for having the “Print Friendly” capability – I LOVE that the ‘print’ includes a picture (most other sites don’t have that) and that it includes the prep and cooking time figured. REALLY handy! THANK YOU THANK YOU!

  60. KC says

    These will put you in a sugar coma. The proportion of dates to the rest of the mix is unbelievably heavy… I appreciate the idea though and I will adjust the recipe for next time! Thank you!

  61. Suzanne says

    Just made these for my fiance as he’s gearing up his training for a half marathon. They’re delicious and so much better for him than packaged energy bars.

  62. Lynn says

    I made these and they are awesome. i put in chopped up cashews. Any suggestions for a replacement for the oats? i put hemp seeds in it and they were fine but was wondering if there was something else i could use.

    FYI my husband even enjoyed them and he was hesitant at first because they were Vegan LOL. Making them again today. They are very good cold. I keep mine in the freezer. They don’t freeze to the point that you can’t eat them right away.

    • Lynn says

      I just saw the same question dated back to 2015. No need to answer the oat replacement. Unless you suggest something other than walnuts or almonds.

  63. Tess says

    These look amazing! I appreciate that they are sweetened with dates, too! Question: Will the recipe still work with powdered peanut butter? I plan to make these TODAY!

      • Grant Brown says

        DON’T FOR GET TO PIT! I litterally destroyed my Kitchen Aid S blade. I wish the recipe had been a little more clear about this process for those who have never worked with dates before. The end product was good but, also DON’T TRY TO PROCESS MORE THAN A CUP OF DATES AT A TIME, this caused my Vitamix to be taxed as well and had to just shut it down and finish by hand. They tasted good in the end though and many lessened learned. I thought it would be a simple recipe!

  64. BrendaLee says

    Hi! These look yummy! Curious though, can I substitute peanut butter powder for the nut butter? I was thinking if I added an extra date or two it would work just fine. Thoughts? TIA

  65. Jodi Shafiroff Pow says

    Love your recipes and feedback. Your 5 Ingredient Peanut Cup Energy Bites are phenomenal. Best we have found. We are split between PB preference and Almond butter preference, so we tend to make double batch of each, and then press them into a 10×13 pan for bars, rather than rolling into balls.

  66. Hallie says

    I loved these! I made my first batch and after one bite I almost made a second batch right then! I added cacao powder and next time I might add some nuts! I bring them as part of my lunch and for a snack after school, so yummy.

  67. Ashley says

    One of my new favorites! I subbed the 2/3 cup oats for 1/3 cup chopped pecans and 1/3 cup shredded unsweetened coconut. So versatile to sub out ingredients and it always tastes delicious! Thanks for the inspiration.

  68. Leyna says

    Hi! I’m expecting a baby in a couple weeks and these look perfect to keep in the freezer for those early postpartum days. How long do you think they would keep if frozen? I’d like to start stocking the freezer now, but obviously, don’t know when baby will be making his/her appearance, so they might be in there for a few weeks. Thanks!

  69. Nicole Beauregard says

    I made these crazy easy crazy delicious energy bites & kicked it up superfood style with MACA & CINNAMON & HEMP SEEDS. <3 These little Chcolatly nugguts are the best pre-workout snack!

  70. Katy G. says

    Hey Dana, thank you for the wonderful recipe! My nephew loves peanut butter cup and now he is always asking for it! I found it delicious too even though I’m not a fan of peanut butter.

  71. Shani says

    Hi Dana, These look amazing, can wait to try them! just one question- Can I sub the chocolate to unsweetened Cacao powder?