This No Bake Chocolate Chip Bites Recipe is not only quick and easy, it’s delicious and full of healthy stuff! Made with ground flaxseed and chia seeds, these raw energy bites are packed with Omegas, Fiber and Protein! Trifecta! Using all pantry ingredients you probably have on hand, these Omega Boosted No Bake Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Balls are fun and healthy recipe to make with the kids! It’s also easily adaptable to be gluten free, vegan and peanut free. Kid and Mom Approved!
You can mix it all up in a single bowl, minimizing mess…and since you don’t have to bake it, it’s safe to eat raw right out of the bowl! So it’s a great recipe to get the kids into the kitchen and help “baking.”
My kids love to cook, but let’s be real the raw dough is really half the fun for them. They love these Omega loaded energy bites because they are safe to eat the dough raw! And there’s so much healthy stuff jammed in these, but the kids just love the chocolate chips!
There are a number of easy modifications you can make to this No Bake Omega Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bites recipe to accommodate food allergies.
Gluten Free Modifications
Use gluten free oats and chocolate chips to make it gluten free.
Use vegan chocolate chips to make it vegan. Substitute the chocolate chips with dried cranberries or raisins if preferred.
Peanut Free Recipe Modifications
Substitute almond butter or macadamia butter to make it peanut free.
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NO BAKE OMEGA OATMEAL CHOCOLATE CHIP BITES RECIPE & INSTRUCTIONS
- 1/2 Cup Ground Flaxseed
- 1 Tablespoon Chia Seeds
- 1 Cup Old Fashioned Oats
- 1/2 Cup Chocolate Chip
- 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
- 1/3 Cup Maple Syrup
- 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
- Mixing Bowl
- Mixing Spoon or Spatula
- Parchment Paper
- Small Baking Sheet or Cookie Sheet or Large Tray
- Line a small baking sheet with parchment paper
- Mix dry ingredients well (ground flaxseed, oats, chocolate chips and chia seeds) in mixing bowl
- Add wet ingredients and mix well (peanut butter, maple syrup, vanilla)
- Using your hands, form small ball shaped “bites” (note: this is a messy job) and place on parchment paper ensuring space between each “bite”
- Place in freezer for 1 hour to set (or refrigerator for 3 hours)
Keep leftovers refrigerated to maintain form and reduce mess. Kids will need to wash hands after eating so if taking on the go, bring some wipes.