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Peanut Butter Energy Balls Recipe

Peanut Butter Energy Balls are deliciously fudgy bites packed full of peanut butter flavor. They're easy to throw together with only a few ingredients.
Prep Time5 mins
chill time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Candy & Snacks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 232kcal


  • 2/3 c creamy peanut butter
  • 1 c old fashioned oats
  • 1/4 c flax seed meal or a chia flax combo
  • 1 1/2 tbsp honey or agave
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch salt
  • 1/4 c mini chocolate chips plus extra for rolling


  • In a medium size mixing bowl, combine the peanut butter, oats, flax seed, honey (or agave), vanilla, salt, and mini chocolate chips. Using a spatula, mix the ingredients until combined
  • Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for 25 minutes.
  • Using a standard size cookie scoop, portion the mixture into even balls. Roll with your hands to smooth, sticking a few extra mini chocolate chips on as you go
  • Enjoy immediately or place in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 5 days


Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 217mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 13IU | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg