Cookies and Cream Energy Bites

By Rena |

Simple and easy Energy Bites made with only 4 ingredients. Cookies and cream flavored and the perfect healthy snack to have on the go, pre or post-workout, or as a dessert throughout the day. All you need is 5 minutes to whip up these energy balls.
Cookies and Cream Energy Bites
All you need is 4 simple ingredients to make these tasty energy bites. Snacks made with pantry staples are the best kind of snacks because you won’t need to make a list of ingredients you have to go grab at the store! This healthy snack is the go-to snack that we also enjoy as treats. Made with peanut butter, rolled oats, honey, and protein. It takes just about 5 minutes to make too!

Why this snack is so good

  • Healthy: Super healthy compared to other snacks and store-bought energy bars. Made with clean and healthy ingredients. Of course, the sugar-free cookies are optional but recommended for the kids!
  • Easy: All you need is 5 minutes to make these energy bites! super easy!
  • Delicious: They are so tasty and make for a perfect healthy snack or dessert.

Ingredients you will need

Rolled oats
No-stir peanut butter
Honey
Whey Protein
Sugar-free Oreos (optional)

How to make these energy bites

  • In a large bowl, stir together the oats, protein, and crushed Oreos.
  • Add in the peanut butter and honey and mix using a handheld mixer until well combined.
  • Separate into 8 evenly sized balls and chill for 1 hour before serving.

Energy Bites in a bowl

FAQ’s and tips

  • Use quick oats or rolled oats. Do not use steel-cut oats
  • Sweetener: honey, agave, maple syrup, or any other sticky sweetener
  • Protein: use your favorite protein powder. we love cookies and cream flavored whey protein
  • Peanut butter: any other nut butter will do the job. Try almond or cashew butter.
  • Place leftovers in a container and store in the fridge for up to 14 days. Keep an eye on them because they will tend to start drying out.
  • Enjoy cold when ready to eat.
  • You can freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw in the fridge.
  • For a vegan-friendly option, use plant-based protein, and maple syrup.

 

are energy bites good for you?

Energy bites have a good combination of fats, protein, and carbs. They are high in fiber and make for a healthy go-to snack compared to most store-bought “healthy” snacks you buy at the stores that have a lot of added hidden ingredients and sugar!

When should you eat energy balls?

Energy balls are perfect to have any time of day. Whether you have them on the go in the morning, before or after a workout, as a snack during the day for a nice afternoon energy boost, or a late-night snack! They are just one of those snacks that are very versatile.

Do energy balls go bad?

Protein-energy balls can last up to 2 weeks in the fridge when stored in an air-tight container to keep them from drying out. After then they don’t really go bad but will start to dry out so it is best eaten within 14 days.

close up energy balls with bite taken from one ball

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Energy Bites in a bowl

Cookies and Cream Energy Bites

Simple no-bake energy bites made with rolled oats, peanut butter, and whey protein
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Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 8 balls
Calories: 133kcal
Author: Rena

Ingredients

  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup no-stir peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • 1 scoop Whey Protein Cookies and Cream flavor
  • 3 sugar-free Oreos crushed (optional)

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, stir together the oats, protein, and crushed Oreos.
  • Add in the peanut butter and honey and mix using a handheld mixer until well combined.
  • Separate into 8 evenly sized balls and chill for 1 hour before serving.

Notes

Substitutes:
  • Use quick oats or rolled oats. Do not use steel-cut oats 
  • Sweetener: honey, agave, maple syrup, or any other sticky sweetener
  • Protein: use your favorite protein powder. we love cookies and cream flavored whey protein
  • Peanut butter: any other nut butter will do the job. Try almond or cashew butter.
  • For a vegan-friendly option, use plant-based protein, and maple syrup.
Storage:
  • Place leftovers in a container and store in the fridge for up to 14 days.
  • Enjoy cold when ready to eat.
  • You can freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw in the fridge.
Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used. It does not include the sugar-free cookies.

Nutrition

Calories: 133kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 97mg | Potassium: 142mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg
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