Oat Bites

Makes 8 servings | Serving size: 2 bites


  • 1 cup of oats (traditional rolled oats or quick oats) 
  • ½ cup of base (peanut butter, almond butter, mashed bananas, sunflower seed butter, or pumpkin puree) 
  • 1 tablespoon of sweetness (maple syrup or honey)
  • ⅓ cup of mix-ins (raisins, shredded coconut, chopped nuts, dried craisins, chocolate chips, chocolate candies, pretzels, cinnamon, cocoa powder, vanilla extract) 


  1. Mix all of the ingredients together.
  2. Use a spoon to scoop out ping pong ball-sized bites. 
  3. Eat right away or store them in the fridge to eat later. 

Video Demonstrates the following variation:

  • 1 cup quick oats 
  • ½ cup peanut butter 
  • ⅓ cup chocolate chips 
  • 1 tablespoon honey

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