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No-Bake Protein Energy Balls. High protein no-sugar-added energy bites. A healthy, filling snack recipe. www.modernhoney.com #wellnessyourway #proteinballs #energyballs #peanutbutterproteinballs #healthysnacks

No-Bake Protein Energy Balls

A no-bake protein energy ball made with all-natural ingredients
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Author Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey

Ingredients

  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Energy Balls:
  • 2 cups Rolled Oats
  • 1 cup Natural Peanut Butter or Almond Butter
  • 3/4 cup Honey
  • 1/2 cup Chocolate Protein Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla
  • 1/3 cup Chocolate Chips

  • Almond Joy Protein Energy Balls:
  • 2 cups Rolled Oats
  • 1 cup Natural Almond Butter
  • 3/4 cup Honey
  • 1/2 cup Chocolate Protein Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla or 1/2 teaspoon Almond Extract
  • 1/3 cup Chocolate Chips
  • 1/3 cup Toasted Coconut Flakes
  • 1/4 cup Sliced Almonds

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl or a food processor, stir together *oats, peanut butter, honey, chocolate protein powder, cocoa powder, and vanilla.
  2. *If you want a finer smoother protein ball, lightly pulse oats in a food processor or high-powered blender.
  3. Stir in chocolate chips and any other accompaniments.
  4. To make Almond Joy Protein Energy Balls: stir together oats, almond butter, honey, chocolate protein powder, cocoa powder, and almond extract. Stir in chocolate chips, toasted coconut flakes, and sliced almonds.
  5. Roll into balls and place on wax paper-lined baking sheet. Place in the refrigerator to chill for at least 30 minutes to allow time to set-up.
  6. Keep tightly covered or in a Ziploc bag to keep them moist.
  7. **To toast coconut: Set oven to 325 degrees. Place coconut flakes on a baking sheet. Bake for 5-7 minutes until golden, watching carefully to keep from burning.