No-Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bites

If you want a quick and easy snack, look no further than these no-bake peanut butter oatmeal bites. They are extremely easy and quick to make, are full of protein, omega fatty acids, and complex carbohydrates, and can be tailored to meet a variety of palate preferences. Best of all, they are kid-friendly; something that kids can help make and then help eat!


  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • ½ cup crunchy peanut butter
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • ½ cup flax-seed, ground
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup dried fruit (raisins, dried cranberries, chopped dates, etc.) OR ½ cup peanut butter chips (optional)


  1. Mix all ingredients until combined.
  2. Refrigerate dough until chilled (about 30 minutes), then roll dough into small (1 inch) balls. Store bites in the refrigerator in an airtight container until ready to serve.

Nutritional Information (calculated with dried cranberries for the fruit): Serving size: 1 bite | Servings per recipe: around 20 | Per Serving: 129.1 kCal | 6.9 g. fat, 1.3 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat | 45.5 mg sodium | 14 g carbohydrates, 2.4 g fiber, 8.6 g. sugar | 3.8 g protein

*Recipe from Sage Colleges intern Michelle Walker


Dr. Marybeth Mitcham
Nutrition, Food Safety, and Healthy Living Educator
518-623-3291 or 668-4881

Last updated December 13, 2021