S’mores Energy Bites

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Skip the campfire this summer and make these S’mores Energy Bites! They’re vegan, gluten-free, and are the perfect snack to keep on hand.

s'mores energy bites

Energy Bites

We just moved into our new apartment in Florida last week, and I wasted no time in trying to stock up my fridge & freezer with all the snacks.

Energy bites are always a go-to of mine when I need something light and quick on hand. They pack in whole-grains, heart-healthy fats, and can be flavored in endless ways.

I’m always trying to switch up the flavors in these little bites, and this s’mores flavor just hits the spot.

s'mores energy bites

These grab n’ go bites are such a convenient snack to fill your fridge with. I typically snack on them before a workout when I need something light, or with my iced coffee for a sweet afternoon pick me up.

I’m a huge fan of energy bites because they’re easy to make with simple pantry ingredients, and are quick to whip up when you’re in a pinch for time.

s'mores energy bites

How to make S’mores Energy Bites

The base to any energy bite recipe is typically rolled oats, some sort of binder like nut butter, a liquid sweetener like pure maple syrup, and any flavoring you enjoy.

Here’s what you’ll to make these delicious s’mores energy bites:

  • rolled oats– the oats act as the base to this recipe. Quick-cooking rolled oats are ideal for this recipe since they’re already slightly processed and are a lot easier to chew when eaten raw
  • crispy rice cereal– I love the crunch and texture that crispy rice cereal provides, but you can substitute it with any other puffed cereal!
  • cashew butter– cashew butter provides a subtle taste, while helping keep these bites together. You can swap peanut butter, or any nut butter of your choice
  • chia seeds– chia seeds add a boost of fiber and fat, while also keeping these bites together
  • pure maple syrup– a little goes a long way. Feel free to modify the amount you use!
  • vegan marshmallows- I used large vegan marshmallows in this recipe, but any brand will do the trick
  • chocolate chips– dark chocolate pairs so well with the flavors in this recipe
  • vanilla extract– for a little extra flavor

Everything gets blended together in a blender/food processor, then rolled into little bite-sized treats.

s'mores energy bites

S’mores energy bites pack in all the flavor of real s’mores, but are acceptable to eat for breakfast 🙂 These bites are delicious, easy to make, and a nutritious snack to keep on hand!

s'mores energy bites

Looking for more simple snacks? Check out some of these recipes below!

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S’mores Energy Bites

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Course: Snacks
Servings

20

servings
Prep time

25

minutes
Cooking time

0

minutes
Total time

25

minutes

NOTES:
Depending on your sweetness preference, you can cut the maple syrup down to 2 tbsp in this recipe. The recipe as is comes out mildly sweet!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats

  • 1 cup crispy rice cereal

  • 1 cup marshmallows, I used large vegan marshmallows (about 10)

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cashew butter

  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup

  • 1/4 cup chia seeds

  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1/4 tsp salt

Directions

  • Add all of the ingredients into a food processor except for the chocolate chips.
  • Pulse the mixture for 30 seconds to chop up the marshmallows.
  • Once the marshmallows are chopped, blend for about 30 seconds to a minute, making sure to scrape down the sides as needed.
  • Add in the chocolate chips and pulse for another 30-40 seconds until the mixture is fully incorporated.
  • Remove the blade from the food processor. Line a small baking sheet with parchment paper and roll about 1 tbsp of the mixture into balls, pressing them tightly. If needed, you can wet your hands if the mixture is too sticky.
  • Line the bites on the baking sheet and repeat with remaining mixture. Refrigerate the bites for at least an hour to set and enjoy!
  • Keep stored in an airtight container the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

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