Rating: 4.2 stars
5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
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  • 1 star values: 1

These healthy peanut butter and chocolate energy balls deliver a mixture of simple and complex carbohydrates to help fuel you up whenever you need a little boost. They're no-bake and easy to make with ingredients you probably have on hand, like oats and nut butter. Feel free to experiment with different mix-ins--for example, dried fruit or chopped nuts--in place of the chocolate chips and coconut.

Lisa Valente
Source: Eatingwell.com, August 2019

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active:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
17
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine oats, peanut butter (or other nut butter), honey, chocolate chips and coconut in a medium bowl; stir well. Using a 1-tablespoon measure, roll the mixture into balls. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

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Tip: 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.

To make ahead: Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days in the refrigerator or up to 3 months in the freezer.

Nutrition Facts

174 calories; protein 4.4g; carbohydrates 18.2g; dietary fiber 2.1g; sugars 9.7g; fat 9.2g; saturated fat 2.3g; vitamin c 0.1mg; folate 4.9mcg; calcium 6.1mg; iron 0.6mg; magnesium 12.8mg; potassium 53mg; sodium 47.7mg; added sugar 9g.
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Reviews (4)

5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
07/13/2020
Love this recipe! Easy quick few ingredients and very adaptable. I made it with crunchy peanut butter and sunflower seeds instead of unsweetened coconut because that is what I had on hand. Read More
Rating: 1 stars
08/08/2020
Certainly will not be on my low carb snack list! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/20/2021
Everyone in the family really enjoyed these!!! Quick and Easy!! Great to freeze for later use or making in bulk. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/25/2019
These are absolutely amazing...very filling and just the right amount of "sweet". I like to have as afternoon snack with some fruit. Read More