Almond Butter Oat Balls-easy, healthy, no-bake almond butter energy bites that are great for breakfast on the go, snack time, or even dessert.
I am currently crushing on almond butter, like a big time junior high crush. I am especially loving Justin’s Vanilla Almond Butter. Have you tried it? Oh man, it will have you crushing too. It is so good! I love eating it by the spoonful, with apple slices, or on toast. I also can’t stop making these Almond Butter Oat Balls. They are my new favorite treat!
The recipe comes from Justin’s new cookbook, Justin My Kitchen. The book is full of fabulous nut butter recipes. I can’t wait to try them all, but right now I am stuck on the Almond Butter Oat Balls. I have been making them a couple times a week. I love them and my boys love them. I have to fight them for them:)
The balls are super simple to make. The recipe only calls for five ingredients: almond butter, coconut oil, oats, coconut, and honey. I splurged a little and added chocolate chips, so my recipe has six ingredients. Worth it! And I love using Justin’s Vanilla Almond Butter for this recipe. The vanilla just makes them extra special!
The almond butter oat balls take 10 minutes tops to make and there is no baking involved. You do have to chill them, but you can eat one before they go in the fridge. I always do!
They are the perfect size for grabbing on the go! They make a great breakfast, snack, or dessert. They will keep for up to two weeks in the refrigerator or up to a month in the freezer. I REALLY like them frozen. I am going to be popping these frozen almond butter balls into my mouth all summer long. And feel free to change them up a little, you could add dried cranberries, white chocolate chips, chia seeds, or even use regular almond butter or peanut butter! The options are endless!
The next time you get a craving for a sweet treat, try these Almond Butter Oat Balls. They are a great healthy treat, but they don’t taste healthy, they just taste amaze-BALLS! Ha!
Almond Butter Oat Balls
- 1 cup almond butter I used Justin's Vanilla Almond Butter
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 1 cup old-fashioned oats can use gluten-free oats
- ½ cup shredded coconut
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 3 tablespoons chocolate chips if desired
- Melt almond butter and coconut oil in the microwave to soften, about 20 seconds.
- Mix in oats, coconut, honey, and chocolate chips, if using.
- Shape into 1-inch balls and refrigerate.
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