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Peanut Butter BallsPeanut Butter Balls

Prepared by: Kelsey Jeter,
Nutrition Specialist,
University of Missouri Extension
May 10, 2015

 

Yield: 17 servings (2 balls)

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup peanut butter, creamy
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
  • 2 tablespoons sweetened flaked coconut
  • Coating (cocoa powder, cinnamon sugar, chopped nuts)

 

Preparation

  1. Heat peanut butter and honey in the microwave until easily mixed, about 15-20 seconds. Stir until blended.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix oats, flaxseed and coconut (if using) until combined.
  3. Add peanut butter mixture to oat mixture and stir until incorporated.
  4. Form a rounded tablespoonful of the combined mixture into a ball and place on a plate. Repeat until all mixture is used.
  5. Roll each ball in whatever coating suits your preference: cocoa powder, cinnamon sugar and chopped peanuts are some ideas.
  6. Chill the plate of balls in the refrigerator to set for at least an hour, or overnight.

 

 

Nutrition information per serving

 

Calories: 121
Total Fat: 8.5g
Saturated fat: 1.9g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 70mg
Carbohydrate: 8.6g
Protein: 4.6g

 

 

Source: Alidaskitchen.com –adapted by Kelsey Jeter

 

 

 

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