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No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Deliciously fudgy no-bake peanut butter dough ballsΒ stuffed with chocolate chips and packed full of protein. Each ball contains 7g of protein!

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No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Balls | Marsha's Baking Addiction

I love scrumptious snacks with healthy benefits, especially when they contain peanut butter and chocolate. So, today I bring you these No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Balls! I absolutely love these fudgy peanut butter balls. They are the perfect little snack packed with protein, ready to fuel you any time of the day!

No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Balls | Marsha's Baking Addiction

Each dough ball contains around 7g of protein, and 160 calories. Of course, you could omit the chocolate chips for even less calories! But you know me, I love my chocolate. πŸ˜‰Β What I love most about these protein balls (besides the peanut butter, and protein factor!) is they taste like peanut butter cups, only a lot healthier!

No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Balls | Marsha's Baking Addiction

These are super quick and easy to throw together, and you only need one bowl. Simply combine all the ingredients together, roll into balls, and chill until ready to devour. These are great snacks for when you’re on the go, or even for picnics!

No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Balls | Marsha's Baking Addiction
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No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yields 12 balls

Ingredients

  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter 250g
  • 1/2 cup skimmed milk powder 50g
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1 tablespoon almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips 45g

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the peanut butter, skimmed milk powder, coconut flour, almond milk, and vanilla extract until combined. If the mixture seems too dry, add more almond milk, or if too wet, add more flour.
  2. Fold in the chocolate chips, then roll the dough into 12 balls.
  3. Keep in an airtight container in the fridge until ready to eat.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Balls | Marsha's Baking Addiction

No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Balls | Marsha's Baking Addiction

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36 Comments

  • Reply
    Christie
    April 26, 2016 at 11:51 am

    I love all the protein in these. Plus there are only a few ingredients. Perfect for an afternoon snack.

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      Marsha
      April 26, 2016 at 12:12 pm

      Thanks, Christie!

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    Peter
    April 26, 2016 at 1:23 pm

    Wow. My family would devour these. And we can say they are good for us.

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      Marsha
      April 26, 2016 at 1:32 pm

      Thanks, Peter!

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    Kelly @ Mostly Homemade Mom
    April 26, 2016 at 1:42 pm

    These look wonderful! I’m looking for sweet snacks to take with us on road trips, and this is perfect!

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      Marsha
      April 26, 2016 at 6:59 pm

      Thanks, Kelly!

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    Lisa | Garlic + Zest
    April 26, 2016 at 1:44 pm

    This sounds easy and delicious! My daughter is coming home from college next week (Yay!) and I’m definitely making this for her — she’s allergic to peanut butter, but I imagine almond butter would work too, don’t you think?

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      Marsha
      April 26, 2016 at 6:57 pm

      Thanks, Lisa! Almond butter would work just fine πŸ™‚

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    Shannon
    April 26, 2016 at 1:51 pm

    These are perfect! I haven’t ever used milk powder before, but I will need to find some!

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      Marsha
      April 26, 2016 at 6:53 pm

      Thanks, Shannon! Skimmed milk powder is a great alternative to protein powder in baking πŸ™‚

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    Bintu | Recipes from a Pantry
    April 26, 2016 at 2:15 pm

    No bake treats are my favorite. Especially when you combine peanut butter and chocolate! I’ve been looking for a mid afternoon pick me up snack and I think these would be perfect!

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      Marsha
      April 26, 2016 at 6:52 pm

      Thanks, Bintu!

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    Kari
    April 26, 2016 at 4:11 pm

    These look like a great pre workout snack!
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    Holly
    April 26, 2016 at 7:58 pm

    Delicious & healthy?! yummm! I’m soo gonna make these

    • Reply
      Marsha
      April 26, 2016 at 8:35 pm

      Thanks, Holly!

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    Thalia @ butter and brioche
    April 26, 2016 at 9:08 pm

    i have to make these little bites. love how easy and delicious they are – and yes to everything peanut butter!

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      Marsha
      April 27, 2016 at 8:43 am

      Thanks, Thalia!

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    pooja@poojascookery.com
    April 26, 2016 at 10:37 pm

    Wow! they look so tasty and nutritious.

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      Marsha
      April 27, 2016 at 8:44 am

      Thanks, Pooja!

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    Cheyanne @ No Spoon Necessary
    April 27, 2016 at 4:01 pm

    Now this is a delicious way to get your recommended amount of protein! Peanut butter dough balls? Count me in! Cheers!

    • Reply
      Marsha
      April 27, 2016 at 5:07 pm

      Thanks, Cheyanne!

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    Rahul @samosastreet.com
    April 27, 2016 at 6:27 pm

    These look great before and after workout snack. I love recipes that say NO Bake

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      Marsha
      April 28, 2016 at 7:48 am

      Thanks, Rahul!

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    Joscelyn | Wifemamafoodie
    April 27, 2016 at 11:14 pm

    LOVE protein balls or any no-bake treat! Peanut butter is just my favorite…I could eat it everyday! Can’t wait to make these for my family!

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      Marsha
      April 28, 2016 at 7:50 am

      Thanks, Joscelyn!

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    demeter | beaming baker
    April 28, 2016 at 1:18 pm

    Love that these delightful little, super colorful balls are so packed full of protein. Is there really anything better than a portable, sweet AND healthy snack? Don’t think so! Hehe. Pinning! Have a wonderful weekend, Marsha. πŸ™‚

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      Marsha
      April 28, 2016 at 6:32 pm

      Thanks, Demeter! πŸ™‚

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    Amanda
    April 28, 2016 at 6:07 pm

    I don’t eat much meat, so I’m always looking for a way to get more protein. And I can’t think of a yummier way than this!

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      Marsha
      April 28, 2016 at 6:32 pm

      Thanks, Amanda!

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    Cath
    May 1, 2016 at 9:56 am

    Coconut flour…. Haven’t ever seen this before! Is it readily available??

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      Marsha
      May 1, 2016 at 1:19 pm

      I bought my coconut flour online, through Amazon πŸ™‚

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        Cath
        May 1, 2016 at 1:31 pm

        I’m outside America.. So Amazon is a bit of a no go . A good substitute?

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          Marsha
          May 1, 2016 at 2:00 pm

          Seeing as you only need a small amount of coconut flour, using plain/all-purpose flour in its place should be fine. You may need to use more all-purpose flour, as coconut flour absorbs more moisture, so a little of it goes a long way. For every cup of all-purpose flour, you only need 1/4 – 1/3 cup of coconut flour. πŸ™‚

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    Whitney
    May 9, 2016 at 4:14 pm

    I love how quick and easy these are! I’m always looking for ways to get more protein, and this would be a perfect little protein dessert or breakfast! I’ve gotta try soon, they look amazing!

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      Marsha
      May 9, 2016 at 5:04 pm

      Thanks, Whitney! πŸ™‚

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