Chocolate Cherry Energy Bites

MSU Extension Community Nutrition Instructor Jane Rapin

Cherries contain nutrients such as vitamin C and fiber. Michigan cherries are delicious fresh and they're available year round, frozen and dried.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Numer of Servings: 9 balls


  • 1 cup quick or old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup dried coconut
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • ½ cup chopped dried cherries
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Wash your hands for 30 seconds with hot water and soap.
  2. Sanitize all food prep surfaces and cooking utensils.
  3. Add ingredients to a mixing bowl and stir well.
  4. Roll into Tablespoon size bites.