All you need are four simple ingredients to make oatmeal-packed healthier peanut butter balls that kids and grownups will love. Make this easy recipe for a bite-size treat, on-the-go snack or easy homemade gift. You can swap the peanut butter for almond butter or even sunflower seed butter if you need a nut-free snack for school. Source: EatingWell.com, January 2017

Devon O'Brien
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Line a baking sheet with parchment or wax paper. Combine peanut butter, oats and maple syrup in a medium bowl. Roll the mixture into 12 balls, using about 2 teaspoons for each. Place the balls on the prepared baking sheet. Freeze until firm, about 15 minutes.

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  • Roll the balls in melted chocolate. Return to the freezer until the chocolate is set, about 15 minutes.

Tips

To make ahead: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 weeks.

Tips: To melt chocolate, microwave on Medium for 1 minute. Stir, then continue microwaving on Medium, stirring every 20 seconds, until melted. Or place chocolate in the top of a double boiler over hot, but not boiling, water. Stir until melted.

People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use oats that are labeled "gluten-free," as oats are often cross-contaminated with wheat and barley.

Nutrition Facts

124 calories; 7.8 g total fat; 2.1 g saturated fat; 36 mg sodium. 45 mg potassium; 10.2 g carbohydrates; 1.6 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 3.3 g protein; 3 mcg folate; 3 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 22 mg magnesium; 4 g added sugar;

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09/06/2017
These are delicious a peanut butter chocolate treat you can feel good about! Read More
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06/26/2017
SO SO SO yum!! Read More