You aren’t going to believe these. Truly.
Let’s just start with the fact that they involve only 6 simple ingredients.
And then lets discuss the fact that there is no cooking involved. Or blending. Or pureeing. Or effort. None.
And then let’s talk about how much more healthful they are than your typical store-bought white sugar packed peanut butter chocolate granola bars.
Actually, scratch all of that. Let’s not talk about any of it.
These are delicious. That’s all you need to know. Magical. They have several purposes: after school snacks, out-the-door-breakfasts, dessert, or bribery (and I mean this is the most endearing way possible).
Kids, if you can get this toy room cleaned up in less than two minutes you can have a Peanut Butter Chocolate Bite is a real thing. Or try if you get your shoes on by the time I grab my bag you can have a Peanut Butter Chocolate Bite in the car; it works. Throw away your parenting books, stop your google searches. These are all you need.
No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Bites
notes: be sure to use gluten free oats for a gluten free version. when shopping for peanut butter, always go for the brands that only have peanuts and salt for their ingredients…many brands sneak in all sorts of icky sugars and additives.
1 Cup Quick Cook Oats
1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
1/2 Cup Almond Meal or Almond Flour
1/4 Cup Flax Meal
1/4 Cup Honey, Agave or Pure Maple Syrup
1-2 Ounces Dark Chocolate, chopped
Zap peanut butter in the microwave for 30 seconds. Place oats, peanut butter, almond meal, flax meal and sweetener in a medium sized bowl and stir until combined. Roll into tablespoon sized balls, place on a parchment lined dish and refrigerate for 5-10 minutes.
Place chocolate in a small glass dish and microwave in 30 minute increments until melted and loose/smooth. Use a fork to drizzle the chocolate over the peanut butter balls. Refrigerate until chocolate is set and serve or store in the refrigerator. Makes approximately 15 bite sized balls.
15 thoughts on “No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Bites”
These look great. Simple ingredients. I never have quick cook oats, did you ever try with regular (old fashioned) oats ? ☺
Thank you! You can definitely use regular oats, the texture will just be different and they may not bind together as well. Here’s a tip tho…I never buy quick cook either…to get quick cook oats all you need to do is pulse your oats in a food processor a few times so they are cut down a bit-the only difference between regular and quick cook oats are the size.
They look delicious! I’m definitely going to give these a try 😋
Thanks so much!
What could you use to substitute almond meal? Looks good!
Thanks Kim! You could use flax meal..or oat flour, really anything with a meal-like texture that won’t need to be cooked.
Yummy with handful of ingredients😃
So simple and looks like a sweet snack!
Trying these this weekend! Yum!
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Sounds and looks amazing!
Bribery works with kids every time, but these should be the highest grade of reward – so yummy! And great-looking, too!
These sound amazing! I will have to try this recipe. Chocolate and peanut butter are my favorites and I like how simple it is. http://www.lifesacupoftea.com
Will try these when I visit mum and my nieces and nephews on the holidays. I love easy things to make with kids.
This looks yam. Our toddler will enjoy the process of making it, and of course consuming the bites. Thanks for sharing!
These peanut butter and chocolate bites looks delicious, one of my favorite flavor combos, but your pictures make them look even more decadent. They’re beautiful.