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Peanut Butter Energy Balls
Peanut Butter Energy Balls are irresistible snacks with a soft texture and cookie dough flavors. Perfect as portable snacks, quick breakfasts and even party treats.
Servings: 10 servings
- 2/3 cup rolled oats old fashioned oats
- 1/2 cup peanut butter
- 1/2 cup peanuts
- 2 tbsp flaxseed meal optional
- 2 tbsp coconut oil
- 2 tbsp maple syrup
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup chocolate chips
- 2 tbsp M&Ms
Add rolled oats, peanut butter, peanuts and flaxseed meal to a food processor. Pulse several times until pulverized.
Turn the pulverized ingredients into a mixing bowl.
Stir in maple syrup, vanilla extract, chocolate chips and coconut. It should form a dough-like texture.
Scoop a heaping tablespoon and roll between the palms of your hands to make a 1-1 1/2 inch (3-4 cm) ball.
Place onto a parchment-lined plate and repeat for remaining dough.
Chill in an airtight container until serving.
- You can make peanut butter energy bites up to one week ahead of time. Store in an airtight container in the fridge, or freeze for up to 3 months.
- To make chocolate peanut butter energy balls, add 2 oz (1/4 cup) melted semisweet chocolate instead of the maple syrup.
Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 43mg | Potassium: 122mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.6mg