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no bake chocolate oatmeal balls on a white plate.
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No Bake Oatmeal Balls

No Bake Oatmeal Balls are made with avocado! They are chocolatey, sweet, chewy and decadent! These are a healthier take on avocado truffles with the addition of rolled oats, dried cranberries and coconut.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate oatmeal bites
Servings: 12 balls
Author: Maria Doss

Ingredients

Addional ingredients, for decorating (optional)

Instructions

  • Place chocolate chips in a medium sized microwave safe bowl. Microwave for about 90 seconds, until fully melted (stir every 30 seconds). 
  • Mix in mashed avoacdo, salt and vanilla extract until thoroghly combined. 
    Stir oats, cranberries and coconut. 
  • Let cool to room temperature until fairly thick to be rolled into balls (You could refrigerate for 30 - 60 minutes to speed up the process). You need a thick, not sticky mixture. 
    Make 12 balls. 
  • Optional step - Roll balls into oats, coconut or cocoa powder, as desired. 
  • Balls can be stored at room temperature in a covered container for 2 to 3 days. 

Notes

Sweetened shredded coconut - As you might have seen in the ingredient list that there is no added sugar. So, These no bake chocolate avocado oatmeal balls depends on chocolate chips, sweet coconut and dried cranberries. Hence, do not use unsweetened shredded coconut. 
Vegan - Use vegan chocolate chips
Gluten free - Use gluten free oats