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Cookie Chef Activity Bites

45 reviews / 4.9 average

Nutritious, wholesome, abounding of advantage AND TASTES LIKE COOKIE DOUGH. No Broil Cookie Chef Activity Bites for the win! Adulation these little bites!

Nutritious little bites of goodness, additionally accepted as activity bites, are appealing abundant consistently a yes. So what about back they are calmly little activity bites that aftertaste like peanut adulate amber dent cookie dough?

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These activity bites are MY ABSOLUTE ACTIVITY appropriate now.

Like abounding added acceptable recipes in my activity including these Chicken Tinga Tacos which I accomplish reeeeligiously, these activity bites came into my activity by way of the Minimalist Kitchen cookbook – and so abounding absolute reviews to prove it on Amazon!

These are activity bites, but additionally they are affectionate of cookie dough. I mean, let’s be absolute – these aren’t the adulate and amoroso affectionate of cookie dough, and I am all about that advantage in my life, too. But actuality that I’m pregnant, I can’t / apparently shouldn’t eat cookie chef appropriate now, and these activity bites are aloof blockage all the flavor/texture/nutrition/convenience boxes for me while additionally reminding me of peanut adulate amber dent cookie dough.

Best Things About These Activity Bites:

  • Main capacity are consistently on hand: oats, coconut, peanut butter, honey, amber chips.
  • But not, like, grossly nutritious, you know? They still aftertaste absolutely acceptable and can angle in for dessert.
  • Amazing texture. Aloof the appropriate bulk of bear and chunkiness.
  • Excellent with coffee for a mid-morning snack.
  • Two-bite.
  • No-bake.
  • No dates!!! I repeat: NO DATES. I adulation dates as a abject for activity bites and advantageous desserts, but sometimes it’s nice to booty a break.
Cookie Dough Energy Bites stacked.

First. Bullwork up your oats and your absinthian coconut.

Ingredients in food processor for Cookie Dough Energy Bites.

Now add your account – and this is area you can accept a little fun. I commonly use honey, peanut butter, amber chips, and chia seeds (HEALTH, obviously).

But you can additionally use almond butter, maple syrup, no amber chips, hemp or beat or article abroad altogether. You get the idea.

Ingredients in food processor for Cookie Dough Energy Bites.

Then, you are basically done.

Ingredients for Cookie Dough Energy Bites blended in food processor.

Just cycle up that “dough” into little assurance and pop it into the freezer so they get nice and solid.

Once they are alone frozen, I like to abundance them in the fridge in a alembic with a lid. Back I charge a snack…

Cookie Dough Energy Bites in a glass bowl.

Pop goes the top, and there is my nutritious, bite-sized, cookie-dough-like activity bite!

Cookie Dough Energy Bite with bite taken out.

I am authoritative a accumulation of these little guys every 1-2 weeks, and it’s aloof my admired affair about activity appropriate now.

Cookie chef foreverrrr!

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Cookie Dough Energy Bites stacked.

Cookie Chef Activity Bites

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Absolute Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 30 1x


These alimental little activity bites aftertaste a accomplished lot like cookie dough! This compound was acclimatized from the Minimalist Kitchen cookbook! The above changes that I fabricated were abbreviating the broiled fruit, application peanut adulate instead of almond butter, and swapping chia for hemp.


  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 2 cups flaked absinthian coconut
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (extra as needed)
  • 1/2 cup honey (extra as needed)
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  1. Pulse the oats and the attic until coarsely ground.
  2. Add peanut butter, honey, chia seeds, salt, vanilla, and amber chips. Beating afresh until well-mixed and the amber chips are cut into abate pieces.
  3. Roll into balls. (If it’s too dry, aloof add a little added honey / peanut adulate and mix afresh – I usually aloof eyeball the amounts until it gets adhesive enough).
  4. Freeze until solid. Abundance in freezer or refrigerator.


I accept fabricated anywhere from 20-40 bites with this compound – it all aloof depends on how big you appetite them. 20 for a beyond size, 30 for a average size, and 40 for a abate size.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: American

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  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I Aloof fabricated your bendable amber dent accolade yesterday, but my kiddos accept been allurement for “peanut adulate balls”. These attending great! I achievement you and babyish babe are activity well.

  2. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Best affair about this compound is no DATES! I abstain recipes with dates like the plague. My bedmate does the grocery shopping. If he’s beatific to the grocery abundance for dates, he’ll absorb an hour, not acquisition them and somehow end up affairs accoutrement at Home Annex instead! With 3 kids home for the summer I charge every bit of activity out there that can be mustered up!

  3. Pinch of Yum Logo

    So blessed these are date-less! I try and try to like the date bars/balls but they’re aloof so candied and can’t get abaft the texture. Absolutely alive these into the bite rotation!

  4. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Hooray for no dates! They’re way too candied for my taste, abnormally back commutual with chocolate. I’ll absolutely be authoritative these ASAP.

  5. Pinch of Yum Logo

    These attending amazing! If I capital to leave out the chia seeds, do I charge to accomplish any adjustments? (They tend to agitated my stomach.)

  6. Pinch of Yum Logo

    These attending delish! Would natural, drippier peanut adulate assignment for this or do I charge to go the Jif route?

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      I accept been application the jif-style being (of assorted brands) but I bet you could assignment with a runnier version! Aloof comedy with it – if it’s too wet, stick the chef in the fridge, or add added oats, etc.

      1. Pinch of Yum Logo

        annnd, accidentally gave a 5-star appraisement on my own recipe. I mean, I do anticipate they’re 5-star, so whatever. 🙂

  7. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I fabricated these as anon as I saw this recipe. They are SO delicious!!!!! And I had to stop my kids from bistro all of them:)

  8. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Do you accept comestible advice for this recipe? The activity assurance attending tasty!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      I was apprehensive the aforementioned thing! I begin a brace added date-free oat-based activity chaw recipes that did not accept coconut, and it looks like you aloof accept to acclimatize the bulk of oats. (E.g.,

  9. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I can’t delay to accomplish these! Can I use a aerial acceleration blender if I don’t accept a aliment processor?

  10. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Same catechism as one below, but what should I sub for coconut? Any ideas? Thanks! (My bedmate now loves annihilation I accomplish from POY!)

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      I was apprehensive the aforementioned thing! I begin a brace added date-free oat-based activity chaw recipes that did not accept coconut, and it looks like you aloof accept to acclimatize the bulk of oats. (E.g.,

    2. Pinch of Yum Logo

      If you appetite to sub out attic or chia why not add arena linseed instead? Cool advantageous and decidedly yummy.

  11. Pinch of Yum Logo

    LOVE! Appetite to accomplish stat. Analytical to sub honey for maple syrup? Thoughts?


  12. Pinch of Yum Logo

    That looks like the ideal post- treadmill cardio bite for stabilizing accustomed amoroso levels. If I had a few of those about afterwards I got off the treadmill, I anticipate I would bite all of them at already ! L 😛 L

  13. Pinch of Yum Logo
    Camilla Hawkins

    I accept never fabricated activity brawl or confined afore but I accept all these capacity so I absolutely appetite to accord these a go as bistro advantageous is so important and if I acquaint the ancestors these absorb Cookie Chef I’m abiding they’ll not feel abbreviate changed:-)

  14. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Loved these! Fabricated a bisected accumulation because we accept a baby aliment processor. They were still a little crumbly, so maybe bare a bit added nut adulate or honey? But so delicious!

  15. Pinch of Yum Logo

    These are amazing!! So quick to put together! I put them in my freezer for about an hour and they were ready. I had 2 bygone in abode of my afternoon coffee and absolutely do feel like it gave me the afternoon activity addition I needed!! Acknowledge you, POY!!!!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      btw I acclimated my Vitamixer back I don’t accept a aliment processor and they came out perfect!

  16. Pinch of Yum Logo
    Lauren Dorsey

    Made these aftermost night with maple abstract instead of honey and they were aloof a tad crumblier than I had expected. Already frozen, they captivated calm appealing able-bodied admitting and best importantly, they aftertaste great! I’ll accomplish them with honey abutting time to see if that makes any difference.

  17. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Yum, these complete so acceptable and the best allotment – for me – is that there are no dates in it. I aloof don’t get why anybody is application them. Ugh.
    I will try them although I will be application gluten-free oats. Acknowledge you for administration this compound with us! <3


  18. Pinch of Yum Logo

    It attending delicious!
    Can I use a biscuit appearance instead of balls?
    Can I eat them from the freezer directly?

      1. Pinch of Yum Logo

        My toddler and I eat them anon from freezer to aperture – we had to booty a breach because we could’t advice ourselves….so yummy!