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No Bake Banana Bread Bites

Get all of the flavor of freshly baked banana bread from these No Bake Banana Bread Bites but in only a fraction of the amount of time it takes to bake! Made with wholesome oats, nuts and dates for a great snack that will give you all the fuel with all the flavor!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 balls
Calories: 137kcal
Author: Lorie Yarro

Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw walnuts
  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • ½ cup rolled oats regular or gluten free
  • 1 very ripe banana
  • 5-7 medjool dates pitted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ T cinnamon
  • dash of sea salt

Instructions

  • In a food processor, combine walnuts, pecans and oats until a fine, grainy texture.
  • Add dates, banana, vanilla, salt, and cinnamon and combine until a dough starts to form.
  • Roll into bite sized balls. If it is hard to form into balls, freeze the dough for about 15-20 minutes first.
  • Refrigerate for about 20-30 minutes to set.

Notes

  • If the "dough" seems a bit too thin, you can add some extra oats in. Feel free to pulse them in the food processor or just stir them in whole.
  • Quick oats can also be used in place of the rolled oats if that is what you have on hand. Both should work fine.
  • You can freeze these no bake banana oat balls for several months. I also chill them for about a week in an air tight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 137kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 184mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 18IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg