These dark chocolate cherry energy bites are an easy to make, healthy, no bake snack. Filled with nutrition, these delicious energy bites will be your new favorite thing to make and eat!
What do you crave when you reach for an afternoon snack? I often want something fruity, crunchy, and chocolatey. These no bake chocolate cherry energy bites offer all that and more, because they are incredibly nutritious!
Filled with ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, you can make a big batch of these energy bites and store them in the fridge for a week of healthy snacks. They’re so tasty – it’s hard to stop at just one! These energy bites are gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, and soy-free, so they’re suitable for people with a wide range of dietary restrictions.
How to make no bake dark chocolate cherry energy bites
This energy bite recipe is very easy to make, especially because it requires no baking or special equipment.
Mix everything up until well combined. Pop the bowl in the fridge for about 30 minutes to allow the ingredients to harden together. Then, roll out 1 inch balls with the batter. This recipe will make 16-20 energy bites.
You can store dark chocolate cherry energy bites in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 1-2 weeks, or freeze them for up to 3 months.
Dark chocolate cherry energy bites nutrition notes
These energy bites are packed with several nutritious ingredients. They make an excellent healthy snack on their own, or paired with a piece of fruit!
Dried cherries nutrition: A one fourth cup serving of dried cherries provides 3 grams of dietary fiber and plenty of vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin A, calcium, and iron.
Cherries are also very high in antioxidants and melatonin, an antioxidant which helps with natural sleep patterns.
Peanut butter nutrition: Peanut butter is a good source of plant-based protein – in fact, peanuts have more protein than any other nut! A two tablespoon serving of peanut butter has: