Oatmeal Energy Bites

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Both Gluten Free and Vegan Friendly, these energy bites make a great snack in the afternoon. Yumm

Yields7 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time55 minsTotal Time1 hr 15 mins

 2 cups oats (for gluten free, use Bob’s Red Mill oats)
  cup maple glazed pecans
 ½ cup maple syrup
  cup mini dark chocolate chips (the enjoy life brand is vegan friendly)
 ½ cup dried cranberries
 ½ cup naturally no stir peanut butter (may need to adjust amount as you mix together –depending on what brand you use)
 1 tsp cinnamon
 1 tsp vanilla extract

1

Use a blender to grind the maple glazed pecans and transfer to a mixing bowl.

2

Add oats, chocolate chips, dried cranberries, cinnamon and mix.

3

Add peanut butter and stir.

4

Add half of the vanilla and maple syrup and mix well. Add remainder of liquids as needed until batter is thickens.

5

Chill batter in fridge for 20-25 Minutes.

6

Roll into 1 inch balls and place on a cookie tray with parchment paper underneath.

7

Place trays in freezer for 20-30 Minutes and transfer into a Ziploc bag and label.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 5 rolled balls

Servings 7

Ingredients

 2 cups oats (for gluten free, use Bob’s Red Mill oats)
  cup maple glazed pecans
 ½ cup maple syrup
  cup mini dark chocolate chips (the enjoy life brand is vegan friendly)
 ½ cup dried cranberries
 ½ cup naturally no stir peanut butter (may need to adjust amount as you mix together –depending on what brand you use)
 1 tsp cinnamon
 1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions

1

Use a blender to grind the maple glazed pecans and transfer to a mixing bowl.

2

Add oats, chocolate chips, dried cranberries, cinnamon and mix.

3

Add peanut butter and stir.

4

Add half of the vanilla and maple syrup and mix well. Add remainder of liquids as needed until batter is thickens.

5

Chill batter in fridge for 20-25 Minutes.

6

Roll into 1 inch balls and place on a cookie tray with parchment paper underneath.

7

Place trays in freezer for 20-30 Minutes and transfer into a Ziploc bag and label.

Oatmeal Energy Bites