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Oatmeal "cookie" energy balls with chocolate chips in a large blue mug.

No Bake Oatmeal "Cookie" Energy Balls

Becca Harris, RD, MHSc
Naturally gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan.
These no bake oat balls are packed with protein and simple ingredients. They make for a great snack or healthy dessert.
Prep Time 2 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Servings 10


  • 1 cup gluten-free rolled oats
  • 2/3 cups unsweetened toasted coconut flakes
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips or raisins


  • Mix oats, coconut, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl.
  • Stir in peanut butter, vanilla and maple syrup. Then add chocolate chips or raisins.
    * If the dough is crumbly add 1-3 tsp of warm water. This may happen depending on the moisture and consistency of the peanut butter used.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • Roll into balls approx. 2 tbsp large. It should make approximately 10 balls.
  • Enjoy!


You can store these in the refrigerator for 3-4 days or keep them in the freezer for 2-3 months for a cool and convenient snack.
Keyword breakfast, dairy-free, easy recipe, energy balls, gluten-free, no bake, quick, vegan