No-Bake Brownie Protein Bites

By Rena Awada | Updated On January 1, 2023

Make this No-bake Brownie Protein Bites recipe for a fun delicious treat that the whole family can enjoy. They are easy to make, high in protein, and full of chocolate flavor! Makes about 10 bites.

no bake brownie protein bites

These No-Bake Brownie Protein Bites are so rich, delicious, and easy to make. It is a chocolate lover’s dream come true basically in just one bite. The best part about these protein bites is you don’t have to bake anything. Just mix, roll into a ball, and add some chocolate chips, and boom! They are ready to eat and perfect to be stored in the fridge as a snack to enjoy all week long.

These protein bites are great for those who love to snack all day long and are trying to just snack healthier. Made with simple and healthy ingredients with added protein for a guilt-free treat.

Why you will love these protein ball bites

  • Packed with flavor: These protein bites are so good and they taste just like brownies.
  • Easy to make: These protein brownie bites and so easy to put together. With just a handful of ingredients, all it takes is mixing the ingredients together and no baking is required.
  • Healthy: The perfect healthy treat that feels like you are having brownies without all the added calories and unhealthy ingredients.
No-Bake Brownie Protein Bites

Ingredients you will need

  • Almond flour or almond meal
  • Whey Protein chocolate flavor: you may use plant-based protein.
  • Cocoa powder
  • Nut butter: Almond, cashew, or sunflower butter
  • Honey: honey is sticker than maple syrup and is preferred over other sweeteners.
  • Water- you will need just a tiny bit to stick things together
  • Mini chocolate chips- we used Dark chocolate chips

How to make these No-Bake Brownie Protein Bites:

  • First, In a medium bowl mix together the almond flour, protein powder, cocoa powder, almond butter, honey, and water until a dough forms.
  • Next, form the dough into 1-inch balls.
  • Then, place the chocolate chips on a plate and roll the balls of dough into the chocolate chips.
  • Finally, place the balls on a parchment-lined pan and chill until ready to eat.
No-Bake Brownie Protein Bites

Frequently asked questions

Is Protein Bites good for you?

Homemade protein bites or balls are better options when compared to store-bought snacks. They may not be low in calories due to all the ingredients that go into them like nut butter which is high in calories and fats. But generally, they are healthy and good for you to have occasionally as a healthy snack or dessert option.

What is a protein ball?

Proteins balls are simply put a bite of goodness. Protein balls or bites are made of a combination of oats, nut butter, nuts, flaxseed, protein powder, and other simple ingredients to make a healthy snack option that is rolled into bite-sized balls. They usually have the right amount of calories and fats to make a perfectly healthy snack or dessert.

How to store protein balls/bites?

Protein balls or bites should be stored in a sealed container to prevent them from drying out. You may store them on your kitchen counter for a few days or in the fridge for up to 10 days.

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Brownie Protein Bites

No-Bake Brownie Protein Bites

No-bake protein bites that are full of chocolate flavor and easy to make. Ready in just 10 minutes
4.86 from 48 votes
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Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12 Bites
Calories: 113kcal
Author: Rena


  • ½ Cup Almond flour or almond meal
  • 2 Scoops Whey Protein chocolate flavor
  • 2 Tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 2 Tbsp Almond, cashew or sunflower butter
  • 2 Tbsp Honey
  • 2 Tbsp Water
  • ½ Cup Mini chocolate chips Dark


  • In a medium bowl mix together the almond flour, protein powder, cocoa powder, almond butter, honey, and water until a dough forms.
  • Form the dough into 1 inch balls.
  • Place the chocolate chips on a plate and roll the balls of dough into the chocolate chips.
  • Place the balls on a parchment lined pan and chill until ready to eat.



Calories per Bite/Ball
  • Almond flour or coconut flour
  • Any nut butter
  • Honey, maple syrup, or any other sticky sweetener. We prefer honey for the best result
  • Use your favorite protein powder
  • Dark Chocolate chips or sugar-free
Place leftovers in a container and store them in the fridge for up to 7 days. You can freeze for up to 3 months.
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 the products used.


Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 22mg | Potassium: 90mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 140IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 0.9mg
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Reader Interactions


  1. Sonya says

    5 stars
    I made these last night for my family and they are SO GOOD! Both my husband and my kids loved them. I will definitely be making these again. Thank you!

  2. Jessica says

    5 stars
    I have been making these bites since you have posted the recipe. I use a plant based protein powder, which does end up more crumbly compared to whey, if you’re having this issue, this is why. Plant based powders also absorb better with water. I still use milk because it’s creamier. I have been tinkering with it on and off. I wanted to share my experience to help anyone I can 🙂
    I decided to take a baker’s approach by sifting the dry ingredients then whisking, set aside. Then whisk your wet ingredients, including the nut butter of choice. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix until well combined then fold in chocolate chips 🙂
    If you’re still struggling with crumbly, keep adding milk/water and honey/syrup until desired consistency.
    If it is too wet, keep adding 1/2 TBsp of almond flour with a 1 tsp of cocoa until desired consistency.
    I really hope this helps someone 🙂

  3. Sammy says

    Hi – my dough came out so dry it was crumbling. Added a touch more honey and then about 2 tablespoons of melted coconut oil and nothing helped any suggestions? Followed recipe exactly before the wet additions

    • Jessica says

      Just keep adding water or milk, whatever you’re using, until you get your desired consistency.
      I’ve been making these for awhile and tinkering with it. I have been mixing the dry and wet ingredients separately before mixing all together. That has been helping a lot with a balanced consistency. Hope this helps!

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