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Salted Caramel No Bake Energy Balls

  • Author: Bren
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 26 energy balls 1x
  • Category: Snacks
  • Cuisine: American

Description

No Bake Energy Balls are a healthy snack or quick breakfast. These tasty energy bites are loaded with salty-sweet flavors and naturally gluten free. This is snacking done right!


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Ingredients

Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut ((unsweetened))
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup flax seed ((ground, optional))

Caramel Sauce

  • 2/3 cup cashew butter or almond butter ((natural, unsalted))
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup ((pure))
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract ((pure))

Instructions

  1. Measure oats, coconut, chia seeds, and flax seed (if using) into a large bowl.
  2. Add nut butter, maple syrup, and coconut oil to a small saucepan. Stir together over low heat until all ingredients are melted (approximately 2 minutes).
  3. Stir in salt and vanilla. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature.
  4. Pour nut butter mixture over oat mixture and stir to combine.
  5. Cool in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes then shape into balls by pressing the mix together. Do not roll.
  6. Store energy balls in a sealed container in the refrigerator.

Notes

Tips: Use a 2 Tbsp cookie dough scoop to make shaping easier.

Make bars by pressing the mixture into an 8.5 x 11 pan lined in parchment paper, chill for at least an hour the cut into bars.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 energy ball
  • Calories: 278
  • Sugar: 7.5
  • Sodium: 27.5
  • Fat: 22.4
  • Saturated Fat: 13.2
  • Carbohydrates: 16.7
  • Fiber: 2.2
  • Protein: 3.3
  • Cholesterol: 18.8

Keywords: Salted Caramel Energy Balls

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