Peanut-Butter Cookie-Dough Bites

This treat provides a nice hit of protein without being overly sweet.

by Jamie Vespa, R.D. Recipe Developer
Total Time
15 min


  • 1 ¾ cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon


    1. Place oats in a food processor; pulse until finely chopped. Transfer to a large bowl and add remaining ingredients; stir to combine.
    1. Use a small cookie scoop to form mixture into 20 to 22 bites, or roll into balls. Store in an airtight container refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Info

Per Serving: 243 calories; 14g fat; 2g saturated fat; 0mg cholesterol; 181mg sodium; 20g carbohydrate; 3g fiber; 7g protein; 6g sugar; 17mg calcium; 1mg iron; 71mg potassium
Jamie Vespa, R.D.
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Jamie Vespa, R.D.

Jamie is a registered dietitian, nutrition and food journalist, and digital influencer who operates the health-centric food blog and social media accounts, Dishing Out Health. She's the former Assistant Nutrition Editor at Cooking Light magazine. Prior to that, Jamie worked as a Clinical Nutrition Specialist with a focus on counseling organ-transplant recipients at a hospital in Tampa. She completed both her undergraduate dietetics degree and graduate clinical nutrition degree at Florida State University. Jamie lives in Denver.