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Honey Walnut Breakfast Bites Stacked with Walnut Butter in the Back

Honey Nut Toasted Oat Breakfast Bites

These honey nut oat bites are a tasty way to start the day with a dose of better for you fats and fiber. Make them ahead for a grab and go snack or hearty addition to breakfast!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast bite recipe, healthy snack ideas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 5 (2 balls each)
Calories 250kcal


  • 1 cup regular or quick cooking oats
  • cup walnut halves and pieces
  • 2 tsp honey
  • ¼ tsp teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch of coarse salt


  • Toast the walnuts and oats: Preheat the oven to 350 F. Place the oats on a small sheet pan and walnuts in a single layer on another small sheet pan. Bake at 8-10 minutes, turning once to prevent browning. Remove from the oven and let cool.
  • In a small food processor or blender, pulse ¼ cup walnuts into a fine flour. Take care not to let it turn to paste. Pour onto a small plate and set aside to use as garnish.
  • Add the remaining 1 cup toasted walnuts to the processor. Process until a walnut paste (walnut butter) forms. 
  • Add the walnut butter, toasted oats, honey, cinnamon, and salt to a medium bowl. Stir to combine evenly. Scoop a heaping spoonful of the mixture into your hand. Roll into a 1-inch ball or press into a parchment-lined pan for squares. Roll in (or top with) the crushed walnuts.
  • Enjoy right away, refrigerate in a sealed container for 3 days, or freeze for longer storage.


Calories: 250kcal