No bake protein bites are perfect as a any-time snack! These snickerdoodle bites are higher in protein, nut free, gluten free & vegan.

ITS SNACK TIME!! Who wants some?

I wish I could virtually send you some through the computer screen, but I promise you can easily make these addicting little snacks in less than 10 minutes! All you need is a couple basic ingredients & a food processor.

Measure. Pour. Blend. Roll… & thats it!

Now you can enjoy these little morsels any time you’re feelin’ a little snacky or craving something sweet. Something about the combination of cinnamon & sugar brings me back to my childhood and I can’t stop reaching for these bites!

I hope you give these Snickerdoodle bites a go & love them as much as I do because they’re:

  • perfectly cinnamon-y
  • tender
  • higher in protein
  • vegan, gluten free AND nut free
  • super fast and easy to make
  • made in 1 bowl = less clean up
  • healthy
  • & so yummy

If you make these addicting little bites, please share it and let me know what you think by tagging me on Instagram @lisakitahara, I love seeing all of your tasty recreations!


  • 1/3 c  sunflower butter (or cashew)
  • 1/3 c dates
  • 2/3 c gluten-free oat flour
  • ¼ c vanilla protein
  • 2 tbsp maca powder
  • 2 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • Optional: Mix 1/2 tbsp vanilla protein, 1/2 tsp cinnamon & 1 tsp un-refined cane sugar for coating


  • Total time: <10 minutes
  • Makes 10-12 balls
  • Make your own oat flour by blending 1 c rolled oats


  1. Combine all ingredients into food processor and pulse until dough-like consistency forms
  2. Roll them into balls (around 30g each)
  3. Dust in vanilla protein, cinnamon and sugar


About Lisa

I'm Lisa, a home cook, recipe developer and founder of Okonomi Kitchen. Here, you'll find a mix of classic and modernized Japanese recipes, and creative, plant-forward meal inspiration using seasonal ingredients. I hope to share more about Japanese cuisine and culture through food and recipes.

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