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No Bake Chocolate Chip Energy Bites

No bake chocolate chip energy bite are a great sweet dessert or snack for lunchboxes after school or a sweet little pick me up. Make a big batch of these and freeze, you'll thank me!

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword kids snack, nobake, protein balls
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cooling in freezer 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 24 bites
Calories 102 kcal
Author On My Kids Plate


  • 1 banana
  • .5 cup peanutbutter Use your favorite nut butter or nut butter alternative (such as sunbutter for example)
  • .25 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds This is optional, but packs a little extra nutritional punch!
  • 1.5 cups oats
  • 4 tablespoons mini chocolate chips


  1. Mash banana with the back of a fork, taking care to break apart any chunks. Then add to bowl.

  2. Add peanut butter, honey, vanilla extract and chia seeds. Stir until mixed well then add oats. Keep stirring.

  3. Roll into round balls about the size of a ping pong ball.

  4. Chill in the freezer for 20-30 minutes to set.

Recipe Notes

This recipe makes roughly 24-30 bites. Bites can be eaten right away, but for best results chill in the freezer or fridge for a minimum of 20-30 minutes first. Store in an airlocked container for 3-4 days, or freeze for later!