Recipes and Cooking No-Bake Energy Poppers 4.2 (20) 1 Review Good snacks should be like a slow-burning fuel to give you a lift and keep you going. These protein-packed energy poppers are nutty and keep you full longer. By Shelli McConnell Shelli McConnell Shelli began her contributions to Better Homes & Gardens as a test kitchen professional. She was also an on-staff food editor for many years. She developed many cookbooks for the Better Homes & Gardens brand.As a freelancer and entrepreneur, Shelli has taken her love of cooking and contributed as a food writer to a wide variety of websites, books, and magazines for more than 28 years. She also writes about travel, wellness, wine, and gardening.Shelli McConnell graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor's degree in Consumer Food Science. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 10, 2016 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 20 mins Servings: 30 Yield: 30 poppers Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ¼ cup regular rolled oats, toasted* ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut, toasted ½ cup flaxseed meal ¼ cup snipped golden raisins, dried blueberries, dried cherries, or dried cranberries ¼ cup sunflower kernels 1 tablespoon chia seeds ⅔ cup almond butter ⅓ cup honey 1 teaspoon orange zest (optional) ½ teaspoon vanilla Directions In a bowl stir together the first six ingredients (through chia seeds). In a another bowl stir together almond butter**, honey, orange zest (if using), and the vanilla. Add almond butter mixture to cereal mixture; stir well to combine. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Blaine Moats *Tip To toast oats, spread oats in a 15x10-inch baking pan. Bake at 350ºF 10 to 15 minutes or until toasted, stirring twice. To Store Place poppers between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator up to 1 week. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 96 Calories 6g Fat 9g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 30 Calories 96 % Daily Value * Total Fat 6g 8% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Sodium 21mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 9g 3% Total Sugars 5g Protein 3g Vitamin C 0.1mg 1% Calcium 26mg 2% Iron 0.6mg 3% Potassium 64mg 1% Folate, total 5.7mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.