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Peanut butter protein balls served up on a white plate.

Peanut Butter Protein Balls

These healthy energy balls are the perfect combination of old-fashioned oats, chia seeds, creamy peanut butter, with a touch of honey and chocolate chips. A protein-packed snack that will leave your mouth watering and your stomach full!
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peanut butter protein balls
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 306kcal
Author: Karen


  • 1 cup oats quick or old fashioned
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 Tablespoon chia seeds


  • In a medium sized bowl, mix all ingredients until well combined.
  • Use a small cookie scoop to form the mixture into 12 balls.
  • Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator or freezer.


Expert Tips for Making Peanut Butter Protein Balls:
For best results and optimal texture use quick oats to make peanut butter protein balls.
Creamy peanut butter works better than crunchy when making protein balls.
If you want a less sweet tasting protein ball, use darker chocolate chips with a higher cacao percentage.
Don't forget to store peanut butter protein balls in the freezer or refrigerator.
MIni sized chocolate chips work best to make these protein balls with peanut butter.


Calories: 306kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 111mg | Potassium: 204mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg
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