No Bake Energy Bites

No Bake Energy Bites with Honey Bunches of Oats

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Are you a cereal lover?  I am and I come by it honestly.  My mom and I both could eat cereal for every meal and be happy as clams.  Not only is cereal good for breakfast (or dinner in my case on occasion), it also is great for making tasty treats.  No Bake Energy bites made with Honey Bunches of Oats, flax seed, peanut butter, honey, and vanilla are a tasty treat and they contain ingredients that are good for you.  If you are an athlete or have a child who plays sports, this treat would be a good pick-me-up during a sporting event or an energy replacer after the game is over.

Making No Bake Energy Bites with Honey Bunches of Oats is quick and easy.  Start by lightly crushing enough Honey Bunches of Oats to equal one cup.  (I purchased my Honey Bunches of Oats at Walgreens.)

Crushed Honey Bunches of Oats

 

In a large bowl combine:

1 cup crushed Honey Bunches of Oats

1/2 cup peanut butter

1/2 cup flax seeds

1/3 cup honey

1 tsp. vanilla

Ingredients for No Bake Energy Bites

 

Stir ingredients until they are well mixed.  Roll into small balls and place on a cookie sheet.  If the mixture is too sticky to handle, refrigerate for 20 minutes before rolling into balls.

No Bake Honey Bunches of Oats Cookies

 

Since it is spring and Easter is on the way, I added sprinkles in yellow and pink to give my No Bake Energy Bites a festive touch.

Honey Bunches of Oats Cookies - No Bake

Place the cookie sheet into the refrigerator until the No Bake Energy Bites are firm.  Transfer into a container for easy transport to your next sporting event.  Don’t be surprised if you find yourself making batch after batch of these yummy cookies!

No Bake Energy Bites with Honey Bunches of Oats

No Bake Energy Bites
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup crushed Honey Bunches of Oats cereal
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ½ cup flaxseed
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. Combine ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Refrigerate 20 min, if desired, and roll into small balls. Add sprinkles for a festive touch.
  3. Refrigerate cookies to allow them to firm up.
  4. Cookies can be stored at room temperature but if it it hot, I recommend keeping them in the refrigerator.

 

Post Cereal including Honey Bunches of Oats are on sale at Walgreens for $1.99 (while supplies last) from March 30 thru April 5.  This cereal lover is going to stock up not only for breakfast but for treat making!

Honey Bunches of Oats for Breakfast

My USTA tennis season starts in April.  I plan to make a batch of No Bake Energy Bites to share with the ladies on my team.  I am sure that I’ll come home with an empty container!

Comments

  1. My hubby will LOVE these! Anything with peanut butter, plus he doesn’t have to know they’re healthy, I’ll keep that tidbit to myself 🙂 Thx for sharing! -Bev

  2. Oh, these sound good. I could use them some days, just to get through the afternoon. Pinning!

  3. They sound really good! And good for you too Paula! I’m a cereal lover myself. Pinning to remember to try!

  4. I am definitely bookmarking this to make soon! Not only is this my husband’s favorite cereal of all time (like every day for at least a decade) but I am the biggest fan of energy bites like this. Can’t wait to make them!

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