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No Bake Cherry Chocolate Chip Chia Energy Bites (V, GF): a one bowl recipe for sweetly tart cherry chocolate chip energy bites packed with whole ingredient, energy-boosting yum! #Vegan #GlutenFree #OneBowl #ProteinRich | BeamingBaker.com

No Bake Cherry Chocolate Chip Chia Energy Bites (Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy-Free, One Bowl)


Description

No Bake Cherry Chocolate Chip Chia Energy Bites (V, GF): a one bowl recipe for sweetly tart cherry chocolate chip energy bites packed with whole ingredient, energy-boosting yum! Vegan, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Protein-Rich.


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Ingredients

Dry Ingredients

  • ½ cup dried cherries, chopped
  • ¼ cup vegan chocolate chips (mini and regular)
  • ¾ cup gluten-free rolled oats
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut, shreds or flakes
  • ¼ cup chia seeds

Wet Ingredients

  • ¾ cup natural, unsalted creamy almond butter (mine is very liquidy)
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup

Optional Topping

  • 1 tablespoon dried cherries, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegan chocolate chips (mini and regular)

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together all of the dry ingredients: cherries, chocolate chips, oats, coconut and chia seeds.
  2. Add almond butter and maple syrup. Using a sturdy spatula, stir and fold together until well incorporated.
  3. Scoop 1 to 2 tablespoons of mixture into your hands. Roll and press into bites. Optionally, press cherries and chocolate chips into bites. Enjoy!

Notes

– Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks. Bites are soft, but firm the first day.
– Adapted from my No Bake Peanut Butter Coconut Bites (Vegan, Gluten Free) and my No Bake Cranberry Coconut Energy Bites (V, GF, DF).
– More No Bake recipes (all V, GF, DF): No Bake Almond Joy Bites, No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies, No Bake Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars.

  • Category: No Bake, Snacks, Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy-Free