No Bake Protein Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

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I love recipes that are super simple to put together, taste great and pack a flavorful punch!  These Protein Peanut Butter balls fit the bill.  They are delicious and you can enjoy them guilt-free (in moderation of course)!  They remind me of the filling of a Reese's peanut butter cup, but with the consistency of cookie dough.  Doesn't get better than that!

For a super delicious Easter version of this recipe, see:

How to Make 3 Ingredient Protein Peanut Butter Eggs

Warning:  photos may make your healthy eating resolve crumble!

 

Protein Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup peanut butter

1-1/3 cup vanilla protein powder (I use Syntha-6 Vanilla Ice Cream flavor and order from Amazon)

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in small bowl.  Mix until a thick dough forms.  Consistency should be similar to dry play dough.

Use a cookie scoop or your hands to form into small (approximately 1 inch diameter) balls.  My recipe made 26 balls and the nutrition information I've provided is based on 26 servings.  Store protein balls in refrigerator.

Variations:

Try using chocolate Shakeology or other flavored protein powder. Roll balls in coconut, cocoa powder, or powdered sugar. Dip in melted dark, milk or white chocolate, or drizzle melted chocolate on top.

Nutrition Information (per MyFitnessPal):

Makes 26 balls.  Each ball contains 84 calories, 5g protein, 6g fat and 4g carbs.  Enjoy!

Plan a Healthy Life Tip:   I like to put treats like dark chocolate or these protein balls in the freezer.  Often out of sight equals out of mind!  But when I do choose to indulge I like to eat them frozen - yum!
 
 
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