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Your Ultimate Guide To No-Bake Energy Bites & Bars

Make a batch on the weekend and stash them in the fridge for convenient, energizing, ready-to-go treats all week long.
01/20/2015 01:17pm ET | Updated December 6, 2017
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Trying to eat healthier in the new year? Looking to liven up your child's school lunch box? Need energy for a workout? If you want to eat something healthy and homemade, but have little time to spend in the kitchen, this list of 25 no-bake energy bites and bars is for you.

They are all low-stress, portable, whole food snacks that often require nothing more than a bowl, spoon, and refrigerator. Make a batch on the weekend and stash them in the fridge for convenient, energizing, ready-to-go treats all week long.

No-Bake Bites:

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Babies - Chocolate-Covered Katie
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Photo & Recipe Credit: Chocolate-Covered Katie

Peanut Butter Brownie Balls - Fit Foodie Finds
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Photo & Recipe Credit: Fit Foodie Finds

Almond Joy Energy Bites - Gimme Some Oven
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Photo & Recipe Credit: Gimme Some Oven

No-Bake PB&J Thumbprint Cookies - Healthy Aperture Blog
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Photo & Recipe Credit: Kylie Held Mitchell for Healthy Aperture Blog

Sunflower and Pumpkin Seed No-Bake Energy Balls - Carla's Confections
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Photo & Recipe Credit: Carla's Confections

Almond Peanut Butter Balls - Lori Zanini, RD, CDE
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Photo & Recipe Credit: Lori Zanini, RD, CDE

Nutty Cookie Dough Bites - Wholify
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Photo & Recipe Credit: Wholify

Peanut Butter Chocolate Oat Balls - Texanerin Baking
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Photo & Recipe Credit: Texanerin Baking

Mini Sunflower Seed Cranberry Balls (gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, vegan) - The Healthy Apple
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Photo & Recipe Credit: The Healthy Apple

No-Bake Pumpkin Raisin Bites - To Live & Diet in L.A.
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Photo & Recipe Credit: To Live & Diet in L.A.

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Energy Bites (Naturally Sweetened) - Gimme Some Oven
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Photo & Recipe Credit: Gimme Some Oven

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Bites - The Live-In Kitchen
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Photo & Recipe Credit: The Live-In Kitchen

Oatmeal Cookie Energy Bites - C&J Nutrition
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Photo & Recipe Credit: C&J Nutrition

Original Fudge Babies - Chocolate-Covered Katie
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Photo & Recipe Credit: Chocolate-Covered Katie

No-Bake Energy Bites - Cooking Classy
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Photo & Recipe Credit: Cooking Classy

Peanut Butter Banana Fudge Balls (gluten free, whole grain, dairy-free, vegan) - Texanerin Baking
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Photo & Recipe Credit: Texanerin Baking

No-Bake Bars:

Honey-Sweetened Almond Chocolate Chip Granola Bars - Cookie + kate
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Photo & Recipe Credit: Cookie + kate

5 Minute No Bake Peanut Butter Granola Bars - fANNEtastic food
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Photo & Recipe Credit: fANNEtastic food

No-Bake Protein Bars - The Lean Green Bean
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Photo & Recipe Credit: The Lean Green Bean

No Bake Apricot & Dark Chocolate Bars (Vegan & Can Be Gluten Free!) - Nutritionist in the Kitch
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Photo & Recipe Credit: Running on Real Food

No Bake Granola Bars - The Lean Green Bean
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Photo & Recipe Credit: The Lean Green Bean

Homemade Chewy Granola Bars - The Six O'Clock Scramble
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Photo & Recipe Credit: The Six O'Clock Scramble

No Bake (And Easily Customizable) Granola Bars - Peanut Butter Fingers
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Photo & Recipe Credit: Peanut Butter Fingers

Five Minute, No-Bake Sunflower Oat Bars - Choosing Raw
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Photo & Recipe Credit: Choosing Raw

Chocolate-Drizzled Cranberry and Pistachio Bars (gluten-free) - Confessions of a Bright-Eyed Baker
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Photo & Recipe Credit: Confessions of a Bright-Eyed Baker

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