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SWEET POTATO COCONUT GINGER ENERGY BITES (NO BAKE)

Developed by Sarah Schlichter, MPH, RDN for the North Carolina SweetPotato Commission

Total time: 45 minutes
Makes: 12-15 bites


Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cooked sweet potato
  • ¾ cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • ½ tsp ground ginger (can use ¾ tsp for more ginger flavor)
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and stir until well combined.
  2. Place bowl in fridge to firm up (about 20 minutes).
  3. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  4. Remove dough and portion into snack-sized bites.
  5. Gently roll bites into shredded coconut and place back in fridge for 15-20 more minutes (or the freezer for 10 minutes)
  6. Remove from fridge and enjoy for a pre run snack!

Note: These will last up to a week in the fridge.

(Based on 14 servings) Calories: 105 Carbohydrates: 11 grams Protein: 3 grams Fiber: 2 grams Sodium: 37 mg Potassium: 146 mg