No Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Balls

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You find plenty of Oatmeal Peanut Butter Balls on the web today, but this one is a no-bake recipe that I found inspiring. Suddenly, I decided to dip them in chocolate and achieved perfection.

This no-bake recipe for Oatmeal Peanut Butter Balls is by Melody of Will Run for Margaritas

I am watching what I eat. So, I had to get creative with my snacks when Blue corn chips have helped with the salty/crunchy that I crave, but I’ve been eating a lot of carrots and hummus. I also enjoy tatziki, {homemade} with plantain chips, and these delicious little no bake oatmeal & peanut butter balls.  I’ve been making a version of this recipe for years (peanut butter, oatmeal, and honey) but decided to add a few extras into the mix.  This recipe is so easy and quick – but the best part is that it’s healthy and satisfies all types of cravings!

Melody, Will Run for Margaritas

We always encourage you to get creative with your food. Make this no bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Ball recipe all yours.

  • Swap out the peanut butter with almond butter
  • Add mini-chocolate chips and chopped nuts to the mix
  • Add 1/4 cup of unsweetened toasted coconut flakes
  • Roll them in raw cocoa immediately after dipping them in the chocolate
  • Sprinkle sea salt on top of these chocolate dipped balls for a savory surprise
These raw peanut butter balls are a delicious and guilt-free treat. Keep them in an air-tight container in your freezer.

No Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Balls

Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: balls, no-bake peanut butter balls
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 20
Calories: 139kcal

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Ingredients

For the Peanut Butter Oats

  • 2 c old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 3/4 c peanut butter I prefer smooth
  • 1/4 c Waxing Kara Honey
  • 1/4 c flax seed
  • 1 tbsp. chia seed
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

For the Chocolate

  • 2 oz 72% dark chocolate bar
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil

Instructions

For the Peanut Butter Balls

  • Mix all ingredients in a large bowl (you can warm up the PB in the microwave to make it easier to work with). Mix well with a spoon, and then mix together with your hands.
  • Put mixture in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to slightly harden and form together.
  • Remove from refrigerator and use hands to form balls.

For the Chocolate

  • In a double boiler- makeshift or otherwise, melt a tablespoon of coconut oil and add 2 ounces of dark chocolate.
  • Dip Peanut Butter Balls in chocolate mixture and refrigerate.

Nutrition

Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 134mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1.1mg
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Kara waxes about the bees, creates and tests recipes with her friend Joyce, and does her best to share what she’s learned and continues to learn about the bees, honey, ingredients we use and more.

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5 thoughts on “No Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Balls

  1. A quarter *what* flax? I’m thinking a 1/4 cup but I don’t want to assume. Seems the measurement is missing from the recipe.

    1. Wow! Thanks Jaime. Quite a few people have visited this post and didn’t catch that! You were correct 1/4 cup of flax seed. Enjoy!

  2. These little balls of oatmeal, peanutbutter & honey are scrumptous

  3. These are so yummy! Just have a question about the chocolate.. Do I use baking squares or powder? I just have powder on hand, would that work?

    1. Hey Alicia, I used the squares not the powder so I don’t know how to advise you if you only have powder, but I can tell you that I’ve also done these without any chocolate at all, and they are great! So that is also an option. Happy cooking!

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