Simple to make and delicious to eat you’re going to love these Peanut Butter Power Bites. They’re vegan and can be made gluten-free and raw vegan with a simple swap out. All you need is 5 ingredients and they’re ready to enjoy in about 5 minutes.Jump to Recipe
I like to have some quick and easy snack recipes to quickly whip up for when I’m running or to enjoy after. This recipe is a lot like my vegan almond butter protein balls. They’re filled with carbs, protein, and fat a perfect combo when you’re in need of a snack that will hold you over.
Ingredients to make Peanut Butter Power Bites
These peanut butter power bites use only 5 simple ingredients. You can make these gluten-free and raw vegan with a few simple swap-outs (more on that below!)
- Old fashioned oats
- Ground flax seeds
- Maple syrup – agave or date paste
- Peanut butter
- Vegan chocolate chips
How to make these peanut butter power bites
To make these peanut butter power bites you’ll need to follow these simple steps. Pull out a mixing bowl and let’s get started!
How to store these peanut butter power bites?
Place the power bites in an air-tight container and store them in the fridge for up to 1 week.
There are many ways to make these power bites. Here are some of my favorite flavor combos:
- Swap the vegan chocolate chips for dried cranberries (or add them in!)
- Raisins and cinnamon
- Coconut flakes
- Cocoa powder (reduce the flax meal by 1/4 cup and add in 1/4 cup cocoa powder)
How to make them gluten-free
To make these power bites gluten-free make sure your old fashioned oats are labeled gluten-free.
How to make them raw vegan
These are really easy to make raw vegan.
- If you don’t use maple syrup swap that for date paste
- Swap the chocolate chips for cacao nibs
Other comfy vegan recipes you might enjoy:
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Peanut Butter Power Bites
- 2 cup old fashioned oats
- 1 cup ground flax seeds
- 1/4 cup agave, maple syrup, or date paste * See notes
- 1 1/3 cup peanut butter* See notes
- 3/4 cup vegan chocolate chips * See notes
Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
Cover and refrigerate for 20-30 minutes.
Roll the dough into 24 balls.
Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
You can substitute the maple syrup for date paste blend up 3 soaked dates with 1/4 cup of water.
Substitute the chocolate chips for cacao nibs
Substitute the peanut butter for almond butter, sunflower butter, or your favorite vegan nut/seed butter.