Healthy Peanut Butter Balls

HEALTHY PEANUT BUTTER BALLS

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These healthy peanut butter balls are packed with wholesome ingredients and are bursting with peanut butter flavor. They are the perfect treat for any time of day.

They are made with rich, creamy peanut butter and have a subtle sweetness from the Medjool dates. Also, you only need 4 ingredients to make this easy no bake recipe.

Why You Will Love Peanut Butter Balls

  • They are made with simple and healthy ingredients.
  • There is no baking required to make this recipe.
  • You only need 4 ingredients to make these peanut butter balls.
  • These peanut butter balls are naturally sweetened with dates.

What Are Peanut Butter Balls?

Peanut butter balls with dates are a delicious treat made with peanut butter, PB2, Medjool dates, and a splash of almond milk. These peanut butter balls are a quick and easy snack to enjoy anytime. Also, they are packed with protein from the peanut butter, making them a satisfying and healthy treat.

Ingredients Needed And Substitutions

Peanut Butter Balls Ingredients
  • Powdered Peanut Butter: Powdered peanut butter lightens up this recipe and provides peanut butter flavor. You can use PB2 powdered peanut butter or PBfit powdered peanut butter in this recipe.
  • Peanut Butter: Use natural salted creamy peanut butter. If you do not have salted peanut butter, you can use unsalted peanut butter, just make sure to add a pinch of salt.
  • Dates: Make sure to use Medjool dates. They have a naturally sweet flavor. You can buy pitted Medjool dates or buy Medjool dates and remove the pits from them yourself.
  • Milk: You can use your milk of choice. We used unsweetened almond milk.

How To Make Healthy Peanut Butter Balls

First, add the powdered peanut butter, salted creamy peanut butter, pitted Medjool dates, and milk to a food processor.

Peanut Butter And Dates In Food Processor

Then, turn the food processor on high and pulse the ingredients.

Pulse The Ingredients

After that, remove the mixture from the food processor and place it in a bowl.

Next, use a one-tablespoon cookie scoop and your hands to roll the mixture into balls and enjoy!

Form Peanut Butter Balls

Tips For Making Peanut Butter Balls

  • Use A Food Processor: Make sure to use a high-powered food processor to thoroughly combine all of the ingredients and grind up the dates.
  • Use A Cookie Scoop: Use a one-tablespoon cookie scoop to evenly form the peanut butter balls.
  • Add The Milk Gradually: You can add the milk to the food processor gradually so the ingredients come together easily.

How To Store

How To Store Peanut Butter Balls

Store these peanut butter balls in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 5-7 days.

Peanut Butter Balls Variations

These optional add-ins can help enhance the nutritional value and flavor of these healthy peanut butter balls.

  • Crunchy Peanut Butter: Use crunchy peanut butter instead of creamy peanut butter for a crunchier texture.
  • Chopped Nuts: Fold in one tablespoon of chopped peanuts for a crunch.
  • Chocolate Chips: For a burst of chocolate flavor, fold in some mini chocolate chips.
  • Chia Seeds: Chia seeds are a great source of fiber and omega-3 fatty acids. You can add one teaspoon to one tablespoon of chia seeds, depending on how many you want.
  • Dried Fruit: You can fold in some finely chopped dried fruit.
  • Make Them Vegan: To make these peanut butter balls vegan use dairy-free milk. If you add chocolate chips, make sure to use vegan chocolate chips.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are Peanut Butter Balls Healthy?

These peanut butter balls are healthy. They are made with natural peanut butter, powdered peanut butter, unsweetened almond milk, and Medjool dates. They are naturally sweetened from the dates.

Do You Have To Chill Peanut Butter Balls?

You can eat these peanut butter balls after making and rolling them into balls. Or, you can chill them in the refrigerator first. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator.

Are They Gluten-Free?

Yes, these peanut butter balls are naturally gluten-free!

Are They Vegan?

These peanut butter balls are vegan if you use dairy-free milk.

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HEALTHY PEANUT BUTTER BALLS

Recipe by Shawna
4.9 from 8 votes
Course: DessertCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

20

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

1

minute
Calories

75

kcal

These healthy peanut butter balls are packed with wholesome ingredients and peanut butter flavor. You only need 4 ingredients to make this recipe.

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Ingredients

  • 1 CUP PB2 or PBfit (powdered peanut butter)

  • 1/4 CUP salted creamy peanut butter

  • 6 ounces of pitted Medjool dates

  • 3 TBSP milk of choice

Directions

  • Add the powdered peanut butter, salted creamy peanut butter, pitted Medjool dates, and milk to a high-powered food processor.
  • Turn the food processor on high. Pulse all of the ingredients until they are thoroughly combined.
  • Remove the mixture from the food processor and place it in a bowl. Use a one-tablespoon cookie scoop and your hands to roll the mixture into 20 balls.
  • Enjoy and store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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Notes

  • WW Points™: 2 points per serving if you make 15-24 balls *they are 1 WW point each if you make 25+ balls
  • To see your WW Points™ in the WW app for this recipe click here! Or, please manually add the ingredients to the recipe builder.
  • Nutritional information is provided as a reference, using an online calculator. We recommend verifying the information independently. It could vary based on cooking methods and ingredients used.

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Nutrition Facts

20 servings per container


  • Amount Per ServingCalories75
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 2.3g 4%
    • Saturated Fat 0.2g 0%
  • Cholesterol 0mg 0%
  • Sodium 52mg 3%
  • Total Carbohydrate 12.1g 4%
    • Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8%
    • Sugars 8.2g
  • Protein 3.1g 6%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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