With only five ingredients and a prep time of less than 10 minutes, these chewy peanut butter bites are the ultimate convenient snack option. There’s no need to fire up the oven- just combine a few simple ingredients to make these tasty energy bites. Flax seeds are a “super ingredient” packed with incredible nutrients, like Omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, and fiber. They can be found in the dry goods area of most grocery stores. Keep in mind that these are a wonderful afterschool snack option because kids can grab them quickly without making a mess!
1. Add all 5 ingredients together in a medium size bowl. Stir to combine thoroughly.
2. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap or parchment paper and place in the refrigerator for 15-30 minutes.
3. Remove chilled mixture and use a spoon to portion out 12 equal scoops onto a plate. With clean hands, roll each scoop into a ball. Place them on a lined plate in the refrigerator to set for 5 minutes and serve.
Per Serving: Calories 200, Carbohydrates 16 g, Protein 6 g, Saturated Fat 3 g, Sodium 69 mg, Fiber 4 g, Sugars 7 g
Chef’s Notes: These peanut butter bites can be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to a week. In the case of peanut allergy – substitute peanut butter for an alternative nut or seed butter.