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No-Bake Peanut Butter Energy Balls


  • Author: Vicky & Ruth
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 15
  • Yield: 32 bites 1x
  • Category: snack
  • Method: No-bake
  • Cuisine: vegan healthy

Description

Our No-Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bites are packed with nutrients, power, and flavor!  Great for school lunches and as a post-workout snack.


Ingredients

OPTION 1 – Without flax and chia seeds

  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 3/4 cup all-natural peanut butter – Nut allergy?  Use sunflower butter instead
  • 10 Medjool dates pitted
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk.  You may also use soy, oat or any other pant-based milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

OPTION 2 – With Flax and Chia seeds

  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp flax seeds
  • 10 Medjool dates
  • 1/2 cup all natural peanut butter – Nut allergy?  Use sunflower butter instead
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk. You may also use soy, oat or any other pant-based milk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

OPTION 1

  1. Place the oats in a food processor bowl and pulse until fine. Transfer to a bowl and set aside
  2. Combine the dates, peanut butter, almond milk, vanilla and cinnamon in the food processor bowl and pulse until smooth. Add in the oats and pulse until the mixture comes together
  3. Using hands dampened with water, roll oats in half-inch balls.  Set each ball on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and freeze.
  4. Once frozen you can store them in the freezer in a container or bag

OPTION 2 – For Nutritional information on this option please see Note 1 

  1. Combine the oats, chia and flax seeds in a food processor bowl and pulse until fine. Transfer to a bowl and set aside
  2. Combine the dates, peanut butter, almond milk, vanilla and cinnamon in the food processor bowl and pulse until smooth. Add in the oat mixture and pulse until the mixture comes together
  3. Using hands dampened with water, roll oats in half-inch balls.  Set each ball on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and freeze
  4. Once frozen you can store them in the freezer in a container or bag

Notes

  1. Nutritional information on 1 peanut butter ball with flax and chia seeds
  • Calories: 70
  • Fat: 2.9 gr
  • Sugar: 6.2gr
  • Carbohydrates: 10
  • Fiber: 1.6
  • Protein: 1.8
  • Cholesterol:0

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 bite
  • Calories: 67
  • Sodium: 27.3
  • Fat: 3.1
  • Saturated Fat: 0.7
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2.4
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 8.7
  • Fiber: 5.6
  • Protein: 1.8
  • Cholesterol: 0
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