These Healthy Almond Joy Bites are loaded with chocolate, coconut, and almonds! Full of protein and yummy ingredients, these candy bar inspired protein balls will be your new go-to snack!

For breakfast we enjoy this high protein almond joy oatmeal

A plate with a stack of healthy almond joy energy bites.

Healthy snacks have been on repeat at our house.I can only eat so many apples and grapes in a day. I need something filling that will keep me going for longer.

And preferably a snack that will keep me full for several hours. Myself and others have been making these no-bake energy bites and my oatmeal raisin energy bites. And while those are crazy good and highly addicting, I needed something a bit different… something with chocolate!

So here we are with a healthy Almond Joy energy bite recipe.

A glass bowl full of the ingredients to make healthy almond joy energy bites


  • Almond butter
  • Old Fashioned oats
  • Chocolate protein powder – any brand should do. But I would make it a protein powder you like!
  • Cocoa powder – for added chocolateyness
  • Shredded coconut – you can use sweetened or unsweetened. I used sweetened coconut.
  • Honey
  • Vanilla extract
  • Sliced almonds
  • Mini chocolate chips

Ingredients to make healthy almond joy energy bites in a glass bowl, all mixed together.

How to make Almond Joy Bites

It’s almost too easy, but all you have to do is add all of the ingredients to a large bowl and mix them together.

Next, use a cookie scoop to portion the mixture into bite size servings. Use your palms to roll the mixture into round balls.

Healthy Almond Joy protein bites on a baking sheet.

How to store them

Place the balls in an airtight container or ziplock bag and store them in the fridge or freezer.

If kept in an airtight container these protein balls will keep in the fridge for 1-2 weeks or up to 3 months in the freezer.

A healthy almond joy bite sitting on a wooden board, with a bite taken out of it.

These chocolate loaded protein bites are the perfect meal prep or mid day snack. I hope you enjoy them as much as we do!

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Healthy Almond Joy protein bites on a baking sheet.
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5 from 4 votes

Healthy Almond Joy Bites

A healthy on-the-go snack!
Prep Time: 5 mins
Chill Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Servings: 35 servings



  • In a large bowl combine all of the above ingredients and mix until combined.
  • Form into 1 ½ - 2 inch balls.
  • Place in a air tight container or ziplock bag and store in the fridge or freezer. 


Calories: 95kcal (5%)Carbohydrates: 10g (3%)Protein: 3g (6%)Fat: 5g (8%)Saturated Fat: 1g (5%)Cholesterol: 1mgSodium: 9mgPotassium: 90mg (3%)Fiber: 2g (8%)Sugar: 6g (7%)Vitamin A: 5IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 38mg (4%)Iron: 0.5mg (3%)
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
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