Peanut Butter Protein Balls {RECIPE}

Since I made them for the second time in about a week, I thought I’d take some pictures while making these perfect healthy protein snacks to share the recipe with you guys. It’s super simple, takes about 10 minutes to make and they are absolutely delicious!

You will only need four ingredients: smooth peanut butter, vanilla protein powder, oats and flex seeds! (And chocolate to cover it)

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All you have to do is to mix all the ingredients in a bowl. I started with a spoon then finished off using my hands. When the dough is set, form little balls and place them on a plate. I recommend making tiny little balls, because if you’re not a peanut butter addict -like I am- then bigger balls might be a bit too much, haha!

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This above is about two tablespoons of peanut butter, one scoop of protein, a big handful of oats and one tablespoon of ground flex seeds. But you’ll see the consistency and always adjust as you go 🙂

Put the plate with the balls to chill in the fridge and meanwhile melt some dark chocolate in a cup. I added a splash of milk when it melted, but the chocolate in itself would also work just fine.

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Then take the balls one by one and dip them into the chocolate. Some of them I dipped only until halfway, but some of them I just dropped into the chocolate and swirld it around then placed it back on the plate using a spoon.

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When all the balls are covered in chocolate for your liking, place the plate back to the fridge and let it chill for at least 2-3 hours. And that’s it, you have the perfect high protein snack! Be careful though, it is healthy but peanut butter still has lots of calories and it’s so easy to make a plate of these sneaky balls disappear without even noticing!

Let me know how it turned out if you give it a try! 🙂

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5 thoughts on “Peanut Butter Protein Balls {RECIPE}

  1. That looks amazing! My mouth is drooling! I am literally just now going to head to the supermarket and buy some flax seed because I’m out of it (my bad). Question: what is the nutritional value of everything (macronutrients and micronutrients) I don’t ask for something super specific but just a rough amount per ball. And also, did you do it with dark chocolate or with just plain one, because if I want good nutrients I would want the dark one, but no clue if it would taste as good as it will be healthy for me. Anyway thank you for the amazing idea!

    1. Hey John! First of all I used dark chocolate and it was perfect for the balls. About the nutritional value, the whole batch has about 490kcal, 22g fat, 37g carbs and 38g protein (without the chocolate) but it depends on what protein powder you use and the per ball ratio really depends on how big you make them. The first time I made about 10 but the second time I decided to go with really small ones. So it’s the best if you measure it out yourself if you want to make sure 🙂

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