Chocolate and Peanut Butter No Bake Energy Balls

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These easy to make chocolate peanut butter protein balls are the perfect to-go snack when you need something healthy yet want something sweet! A great no-bake, kid- friendly treat they can help make.

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peanut butter

Key Ingredient

– 1/2 cup natural peanut butter – 1/3 cup raw honey – 1 TBSP coconut oil – 1 cup old fashioned oats – 1/2 cup ground flaxseed – 1 TBSP chia seeds – 1/4 cup unsweetened dark cocoa powder – 1 tsp pure vanilla extract – 1 scoop protein powder (either chocolate or vanilla)

Ingredients

Chocolate and Peanut Butter No Bake Energy Balls

Yield

20 Servings

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Total Time

10 Minutes

1. Line a plate or baking tray with parchment paper and set aside.

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2. Melt the peanut butter, honey, and coconut oil together until it becomes thin and liquid. It doesn't need to cook, just warm up.

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3. In a large bowl, stir together the oats, flaxseed, chia seeds, cocoa powder, vanilla, and protein powder.

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4. Using a rubber spatula, mix in the peanut butter/honey mixture into the oat mixture until well combined. You might need to switch to using your hands.

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5. Using your hands, roll out 20-24 small round balls. You want these to be bite sized, about 1 TBSP worth at a time.

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6. Place all the bites on the lined tray, and place in the fridge for at least 30 minutes to firm up.

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7. Store in a covered container in the fridge for up to 1 week.

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Enjoy!

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