No Bake Banana Energy Balls

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Banana energy balls - peanut butter and banana energy bites - no bake breakfast cookies with oats peanut butter and banana

Mandy Mazliah

These delicious raw energy balls are made from bananas, oats and peanut butter. They’re a lovely nutritious snack, that my kids particularly enjoy straight after school.

I like to put in some dairy free chocolate chips and vanilla extract to make them taste even better.

This recipe was created by the fab mum, food blogger and cookery course host, Mandy Mazliah. A vegan mum of three, she’s on a mission to get her kids to eat more veggies.

For kid-friendly veg-based recipes check out her blog sneakyveg.com and for vegan recipe inspiration head over to cookveggielicious.com.

You can also find Sneaky Veg’s latest kids recipes over on Instagram @sneakyvegblog or on Facebook @sneakyveg.

Summary

Prep: 10 minutes
Chilling: 30 minutes
Ages: Toddlers to Teens
Difficulty: Easy peasy
Makes: 15 banana energy balls

How to make peanut butter and banana energy balls

Mash your banana well and mix it together with the peanut butter, oats and optional chocolate chips and vanilla essence, in a mixing bowl.

Roll out your energy balls from the mixture. Place them on a tray in the fridge for 30 minutes or overnight. We love this recipe because it’s just so easy to make and great tasting for kids too.

No Bake Peanut Butter and Banana Energy Balls

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Banana energy balls - peanut butter and banana energy bites - no bake breakfast cookies with oats peanut butter and banana
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Ingredients

  • 150 grams rolled oats
  • 3 tbsp sugar free peanut butter (heat through to soften if it’s gone a bit dry)
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed well
  • 100 grams chocolate chips (dairy free if vegan), optional
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract, optional

Instructions

  1. Mash your banana really well with a fork.
  2. Mix it with all the other ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  3. Use your hands to roll it out into 15 balls. It’s a sticky mixture so you may want to put a little bit of vegetable oil on your hands first.
  4. Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes or overnight.
  5. You can store them in an airtight container in the fridge for 2-3 days as an instant snack.

Banana Energy Balls – Your Step by Step Guide

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Mash your banana

Mash your ripe banana really well with a fork or masher.

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Mix with the remaining ingredients

Place the mashed banana into a mixing bowl with all the remaining ingredients.

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Stir well

Stir everything together until well combined.

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Roll into balls and chill

Roll your mixture into balls using your hands. It should make about 15.

Chill them in the fridge for at least 30 minutes or overnight.

After that you can store in an airtight container for 2-3 days.

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No Bake Peanut Butter and Banana Energy Balls

Delicious raw energy balls are made from bananas, oats, peanut butter. They’re a lovely nutritious snack, that kids particularly enjoy straight after school.
Course Snack
Cuisine American, British
Keyword banana energy balls, banana protein balls, no bake energy bites
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chilling Time 30 minutes
Servings 15 Energy Balls

Ingredients

  • 150 grams rolled oats (1⅔ cups)
  • 3 tablespoons sugar free peanut butter (heat through to soften if it’s gone a bit dry)
  • 1 ripe banana mashed well
  • 100 grams chocolate chips (dairy free if vegan) (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)

Instructions

  • Mash the banana well with a fork.
  • Mix it with all the ingredients together in a mixing bowl.
  • Use your hands to roll out 15 balls. It’s a sticky mixture so you may want to put a little bit of vegetable oil on your hands first.
  • Chill them in the fridge for 30 minutes or overnight.
  • Afterwards you can store them in an airtight container in the fridge for 2-3 days, ready to grab as an instant snack.

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