Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Protein Bites (No Bake)
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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Protein Bites (No Bake) – heart healthy, gluten free, and packed with protein, these naturally sweet treats are simple to make and also great for freezing!
This recipe for Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Protein Bites is one to keep in your pocket for the next time you need a minimal effort, no bake treat that satisfies ALL the sweet cravings! Naturally sweetened and packed with heart healthy ingredients, these protein bites are the perfect guilt free treat.
I love a good oatmeal raisin cookie and this recipe delivers all the classic flavors of oats, cinnamon, and vanilla. The walnuts and flax also provide a boost of Omega 3s and each bite sized treat contains 2 grams of protein. Keep them on hand for a quick energy boosting sweet treat or grab and go snack.
What You’ll Need
Vanilla and Cinnamon
Begin by making the ground walnuts – place whole walnuts in a food processor and pulse until finely ground
Combine the ground walnuts with the remaining ingredients in a bowl and mix well
Using your hands, roll the mixture into 1 inch balls and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment
Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes until firm, then place in an airtight container to store
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I swap other nut butters in this recipe?
Yep! Try natural peanut butter or a mixed nut butter in place of the almond butter if desired.
Can I freeze these protein balls?
Yes, I love to make a double batch and store some in the freezer for later. They keep well in a ziploc bag or other freezer safe container for up to 3 months.
What is the macro breakdown for this recipe?
Each Oatmeal Cookie Protein Bite contains 2 grams protein, 6 grams fat, and 8 grams carbs.
Will these work in granola bar form?
Sure! To make bars, spread the mixture in an 8×8 baking dish lined with parchment paper. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour until firm. Remove the parchment from the pan and cut into bars. Keep bars stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container.
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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Protein Bites
- 1 cup oats
- 3/4 cup ground walnuts, see tip below
- 1/2 cup almond butter
- 1/4 cup raw honey
- 2 tablespoons ground flax
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/3 cup raisins
- Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
- Using your hands, roll the mixture into 1 inch balls and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Place in the refrigerator until they are set and firm, then add to an airtight container for storage.
- Store in the refrigerator.
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