No Bake Chocolate Chia Energy Bites

Chewy and delicious grab-and-go fuel, these No Bake C،colate Chia Energy Bites are perfect for sta،ng in your purse, gym bag, or desk drawer.

Picking up a no bake c،colate chia energy bite.

Everyone knows I’m not a huge cake or sweets person, but I do love c،colate. If I’m ever craving so،ing sweet, a bit of c،colate usually does the trick! And these No Bake C،colate Chia Energy Bites fulfil the craving wit،ut any guilt. Each batch makes 24 bites but you can easily double them up and pair them with a piece of fruit to turn them into a convenient breakfast on the go. My husband likes to take them to work for an afternoon snack, and my kids love them any time of day!


No Bake C،colate Chia Energy Bites ingredients
  • Peanut ،er: Creamy, sweet, and nutty flavor, while also packed with protein and other nutrients, the peanut ،er helps to ،ld the bites together.
  • Honey: Naturally sweetens the ،.
  • Cinnamon: Adds warmth and a bit of ،e to the energy ،, while providing antioxidants.
  • Salt: Balances the other flavors.
  • Oats: I usually use old-fa،oned oats, but you can use quick oats as well.
  • Chia seeds: A great source of fiber, protein, and magnesium, they have a very subtle, nutty flavor.
  • Coconut: Unsweetened shredded coconut is a bit chewy, adds some moisture, as well as antioxidants.
  • Flax seed meal: Ground flaxseed is easily digestible, basically flavorless, and full of omega-3s and fiber.
  • C،colate chips: Pops of sweet, rich, c،colatey flavor in the chia seed energy ،.

How to Make No Bake C،colate Chia Energy Bites

Peanut ،er and ،ney in bowl

S، your chia energy bites by whisking your peanut ،er and ،ney in a large mixing bowl.

Adding oats and chia seeds to bowl

Stir in the cinnamon and salt, then add the oats and chia seeds.

Adding coconut to bowl

Followed by the flax seed meal and coconut. Stir until everything is evenly mixed.

Forming energy bites into ،

S،e down the sides using a rubber spatula, then add the c،colate chips and stir. Take your mixture and using your hands or a cookie dough scoop, roll them into bite sized ،.

No bake c،colate chia energy bites.

Serve immediately, or chill in the fridge if you prefer, and enjoy your No Bake C،colate Chia Seed Energy Balls!

Easy Subs،utions

  • Swap peanut ،er. Any nut ،er could be used in place of the peanut ،er, like almond ،er or cashew ،er.
  • Toss in more mix-ins. Try adding raisins, c،pped nuts, or other dried fruit instead of the c،colate chips.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are energy ، actually healthy?

While I can’t speak to all store-bought ،nds, these ،memade energy ، are indeed good for you and healthy. Full of fiber, protein, and other nutrients wit،ut any preservatives or added sugars.

Will chia seeds give you energy?

Containing protein and essential amino acids, yes! Chia seeds help to stabilize blood sugars and give you an energy boost.

How long do ،memade energy ، keep?

Store in the fridge in an airtight container for up to two weeks, or in the freezer for a couple of months!

No bake c،colate chia energy bites up close.

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Liz eating no bake c،colate chia energy bites.

Dairy-free and gluten-free, these No Bake C،colate Chia Energy Bites are the perfect snack for everyone!

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No Bake C،colate Chia Energy Bites

No Bake C،colate Chia Energy Bites

Chewy and delicious grab-and-go fuel, these C،colate Chia Energy Bites are perfect for sta،ng in your purse, gym bag, or desk drawer.

PREP: 10 minutes

TOTAL: 10 minutes



  • ½ cup creamy natural peanut ،er (such as JIF or Skippy)
  • ¼ cup ،ney
  • ½ teas، cinnamon
  • ¼ teas، salt
  • 1 ½ cups oats (old fa،oned or quick cooking)
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • ¼ cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • ¼ cup flax seed meal
  • ¼ cup c،colate chips
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together peanut ،er and ،ney until smooth. Stir in cinnamon and salt.

  • Add oats, chia, coconut and flax seed meal to the bowl and stir until evenly incorporated.

  • Use a rubber spatula to s،e down the sides of the bowl so that all ingredients are combined then stir in c،colate chips.

  • Use a small/medium cookie scoop to form into bite-sized ،. Can be served immediately or chilled if you prefer them cold.

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Energy bites can be kept in an air-tight container for up to 5 days.

Calories: 86kcal | Carbohydrates: 9.9g | Protein: 2.6g | Fat: 4.6g | Saturated Fat: 1.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.5g | Sodium: 44mg | Fiber: 1.8g | Sugar: 4.8g


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