Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bites Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bites Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bites Recipe

A few months ago on Insta-Stories, I mentioned that I was going to make Mark and myself some protein bites so we could have something quick and easy for weekday mornings and just to snack on in-between meals. I didn’t realize how awesome these protein bites would be! Mark’s a huge peanut butter lover whereas I’m not! So for both of us to love them says a lot. I didn’t take many photos of these because I wasn’t sure if I would share the recipe. But after tasting and loving them, I just knew I had to share it with y’all. And, of course I regret not getting more photos. So shall we?


1 to 1 and 1/4 cup oats (I use 1 and 1/4, but try 1 cup first and check your consistency to see what you think!)

1/2 cup peanut or almond butter

1 tablespoon flax seeds

2 table spoons chia seeds

1/3 cup honey or agave

1/4 cups milk chocolate or dark chocolate chips (I added a bit more than this.)

1 tablespoon chocolate protein powder (if you don’t want to buy a whole container you can use cacao)


Combine all ingredients together, roll into bite sized balls and store in your refrigerator for at least an hour before eating. I will make them the day before and let them chill overnight.

I used this recipe as a foundation. They’re under 200 calories and have almost 6g of protein, so they’re a really handy morning option for us. He asked me to make them again so I think we’re heading in the right direction.

This recipe is also really similar and adds vanilla extract which sounds delish!

Healthy Protein Bars Bites

Thanks so much for reading, and if you have a homemade granola or protein bar/bite recipe you love, I’d love to hear! You can check out more recipe and food-related posts in the Food & Drink category of this site.

Thank you so much for reading and sharing. I love having you here. And as always, have a beautiful day! XOXO, Candy


  1. April 10, 2019 / 9:08 pm

    OMG those look so good and amazingly easy to make. I also need to pin these. I am finding so many great recipes tonight. Next week is going to be great for food in this house.

  2. April 10, 2019 / 9:22 pm

    Those look so good! They’re perfect for a quick snack when I’m on the go or after a workout.

  3. April 10, 2019 / 10:01 pm

    Wow so easy and they look so good. I love the addition of dark chocolate chips. I haven’t had milk chocolate in a long time.

  4. April 11, 2019 / 5:01 am

    These look tasty! 😍 Peanut butter lover here. Would definitely try out your recipe. 😋

  5. Kristine Nicole Alessandra
    April 11, 2019 / 7:02 am

    This looks like a perfect, healthy snack option. I work online way into the wee hours in the morning. This is going to give me the energy I need to stay up and keep my brain alert.

  6. artch33
    April 11, 2019 / 7:43 am

    I like both chocolates and peanut butter. Combining them both will be the best. Hmm, too much sugar and calories though. :0)

  7. April 11, 2019 / 2:15 pm

    These protein bites sound like my kind of snack! So perfect to refuel post-workout or to hold me over until my next meal. Nom!

  8. Wendy Polisi
    April 11, 2019 / 4:23 pm

    I love making bites like these. They’re so easy and curb the appetite as a great snack.

  9. Vanessa Delia
    April 11, 2019 / 4:33 pm

    These sound super easy to make. That’s definitely a huge perk for me since I don’t have a ton of time with the new baby!

  10. Tiffany La Forge-Grau
    April 11, 2019 / 4:33 pm

    Oh oh oh, these sound and look so tasty. I love easy little snacks I can along with me during my busy days.

  11. April 11, 2019 / 6:04 pm

    This looks like one to try. I love easy to prepare recipes. So up my alley as I have such a sweet tooth.

  12. Heather
    April 11, 2019 / 6:04 pm

    Love this recipe. These look so good.

  13. porsha carr
    April 11, 2019 / 11:19 pm

    Protein bites are my thing! I bet these would taste amazing. def going to attempt this one forsure.

  14. Kiwi
    April 11, 2019 / 11:59 pm

    Wow this is good. I gotta show my dad he was looking for healthier after workout snack.

  15. stylelullaby
    April 12, 2019 / 6:12 pm

    ooohh these look totally up my boyfriend’s alley lol he is obsessed with peanut butter! will have to make these for him to try 🙂

  16. April 13, 2019 / 10:10 am

    Definitely great snacks…I like high protein diet so this is right in my menu.

  17. Elizabeth O
    April 15, 2019 / 10:21 am

    I’m a big fan of these bites especially because they hit the mark and give you a much needed sweet protein boost. I’m all for great treats.

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