Baking News: Oatmeal energy bites

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - If you’re looking for a guilt-free dessert to help maintain those new years healthy resolutions, this is the baked good for you! These oatmeal bites are simple and quick to make.

What you need:

  • 3 cups oats
  • 1 cup peanut butter or any nut butter
  • 1/2 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips


  • chia seeds
  • vanilla extract
  • raisins
  • coconut
  • cinnamon
  • banana or other fruits


Combine the oats, honey, chocolate chips and nut butter in a standard mixing bowl. Then add any of the optional ingredients and mix them together. The easiest way is with your hands. Then mold a tablespoon of the mixture into a ball. And that’s it! These are best after half an hour chilling in the fridge.

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Gillian Brooks

Gillian Brooks

Gillian Brooks joined the WBRC FOX6 News team in July of 2022. As a multi-media journalist/reporter, she is excited to tell the stories of the people of central Alabama. Growing up in Pittsburgh, the hustle and bustle of the Steel City inspired Gillian to pursue a career in news.