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6 Ingredient Christmas Energy Bites

This healthy no bake recipe is easy and quick to prepare. Oatmeal, flaxseed (or hemp seeds), peanut butter, M&Ms, honey, and "snow" aka finely shredded coconut make up these homemade gluten free goodies. Make these raw bites for kids and adults alike. Think monster cookie, but with 5 simple whole food ingredients!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas, dairy free, energy bites, gluten free, healthy, holidays, honey, M&Ms, oatmeal, powdered peanut butter, shredded coconut, snacks, snow
Servings: 25 bites
Calories: 100kcal
Cost: $5.00


  • bowl
  • spoon


  • 2 cups old fashioned oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup "snow" finely shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup Christmas M&Ms, coursly chopped or crushed
  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds or ground flax seed
  • 1/2 cup peanut or nut butter
  • 1/2 cup honey


  • Mix all ingredients in bowl. Scoop out 1 Tbsp at a time. Press and roll into balls.
  • Chill in the fridge or freezer until ready to eat! Store bites in sealed container.
  • **If your mixture is very sticky, add more oats or chill mixture in the fridge for 30 minutes and then roll into bites.


I have used both regular green and red holiday M&Ms and Chocolate Holiday Mint M&Ms  in this recipe. Both flavors tasted amazing!
This recipe was inspired by this one at My Crazy Good Life!