These Cookie Dough Protein Balls will definitely rock your world! Behold, Cookie Dough Protein Balls recipe is here that’s actually good for you and loaded with protein. These protein balls are perfect if you do not have time to bake, it’s egg-free and safe. Definitely the best on either snacks, desserts, and workout recovery, name it!

Cookie Dough Energy Bites Recipe by PinchOfYum

Nutritious little bites of goodness, also known as protein balls, are pretty much always a yes. So what about when they are conveniently little energy bites that taste like peanut butter chocolate chip cookie dough? These energy bites are all the rage right now. These are energy bites, but also they are kind of cookie dough.

Best Things About These Protein Balls:

  • The main ingredients are always on hand: oats, coconut, peanut butter, honey, chocolate chips.
  • But not, like, grossly nutritious, you know? They still taste really good and can stand in for dessert.
  • Amazing texture. Just the right amount of squish and chunkiness.
  • Excellent with coffee for a mid-morning snack.
  • Two-bite.
  • No-bake.
  • No dates! Dates are base for energy bites and healthy desserts, but sometimes it’s nice to take a break.

Other recipes you might like to try: Protein Banana Bread, Chocolate Protein Ice Cream, Peanut Butter Granola

Cookie Dough Protein Balls

Cookie Dough Protein Balls are energy bites perfect for snacks, dessert, and workout recovery. One of the amazing no-bake recipes!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine General
Servings 30 balls


  • 2 cup rolled oats
  • 2 cup flaked unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (extra as needed)
  • 1/2 cup honey (extra as needed)
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  • Pulse the oats and the coconut until coarsely ground.
  • Add peanut butter, honey, chia seeds, salt, vanilla, and chocolate chips. Pulse again until well-mixed and the chocolate chips are cut into smaller pieces.
  • Roll into balls. (If it’s too dry, just add a little more honey/peanut butter and mix again).
  • Freeze until solid. Store in freezer or refrigerator.


You can make 20-40 bites with this recipe – it all just depends on how big you want them. 20 for a larger size, 30 for a medium size, and 40 for a smaller size.
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