No-Bake Peanut Butter Energy Balls (Easy & Healthy)

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These no-bake Peanut Butter Energy Balls are as healthy as they are delicious. A super simple energy ball recipe that is full of fiber and protein! Learn how to make homemade energy balls from scratch with this quick and easy recipe.

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Peanut Butter Energy Balls: A Guilt-Free Snack

These Peanut Butter Energy Balls are perfect for snacking, breakfast or even a healthy dessert. I personally like to munch on a few before hitting the gym for a quick burst of energy. They are chock-full of nutritious ingredients and taste just like no-bake cookies, but with much less of the guilt.

Rolled oats and ground flax seed infuse these bites with fiber and protein while the combination of chocolate and peanut butter give them the most irresistible flavor. Pureed dates are used to bind the bites together while giving them natural sweetness.

These tiny treats also freeze well, so feel free to make a batch and then pop them in the freezer until you are ready to eat them.

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How to Make Peanut Butter Energy Balls

No-bake energy balls are so quick and easy make. Simply add the dates to a food processor and process them until they turn into a paste. Add the rest of your ingredients and pulse a few times (just until everything is combined). Finally, roll the mixture into bite-sized balls with your hands. That’s it!

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For this Peanut Butter Energy Balls recipe, I recommend:

Here are a few kitchen items I suggest using to ensure this recipe turns out perfect every single time:

  • Natural Peanut Butter – Not all peanut butters are created equal, so I recommend using one like this that has no added sugars or preservatives.
  • Food Processor – This is the one I use and love! I have had mine for years and it is one of my favorite kitchen tools. I use mine all the time to quickly combine ingredients and to make sauces and dips.

If you make this Peanut Butter Energy Balls recipe, let me know! Leave a comment with a star rating ★ below, because I love hearing from you! ♡

Peanut Butter Energy Balls

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These Peanut Butter Energy Balls are as healthy as they are delicious. An easy, no-bake recipe that is full of fiber and protein!
Alia Kay
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 15 bites
Calories 100 calories

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In the bowl of a food processor, process dates until they form a paste.
  • Add oats, chocolate chips, peanut butter and flax seed. Pulse until combined.
  • Using your hands, roll mixture into 1-inch balls and serve.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Peanut Butter Energy Balls
Amount per Serving
Calories
100
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
5
g
8
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Cholesterol
 
1
mg
0
%
Sodium
 
21
mg
1
%
Potassium
 
144
mg
4
%
Carbohydrates
 
13
g
4
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
9
g
10
%
Protein
 
2
g
4
%
Vitamin A
 
18
IU
0
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
14
mg
1
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Notes

  1. To make this recipe vegan, use vegan chocolate chips.
  2. Store leftover energy balls in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks or freeze for up to 3 months.
Keyword No-Bake Energy Bites, Peanut Butter Energy Balls, Peanut Butter Protein Balls

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4 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    I make these for my kids all the time. We love them. they are easy healthy and taste yummy. Thanks for your recipes.

  2. 5 stars
    I recently tried making the No-Bake Peanut Butter Energy Balls, and they were a game-changer! These little bites of goodness are not only easy to make but also incredibly delicious and healthy. The combination of peanut butter, oats, and honey creates a perfect blend of flavors that satisfies my sweet tooth while providing a boost of energy. Plus, I made them with my favorite peanut butter, True Elements Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Spread. The fact that they require no baking makes them a convenient snack option for any time of the day. I couldn’t believe how simple they were to whip up, and now they’re a staple in my snack rotation. If you’re looking for a tasty and nutritious treat, I highly recommend giving these energy balls a try!