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12 peanut butter coconut power balls on a marble background

Peanut Butter Coconut Power Balls

A delicious snack to fuel you through the day! These power balls pack a punch of sweet and salty flavor, with healthy fats and protein to keep you satisfied. Best of all, they come together in 15 minutes. Make a batch for the week to set yourself up for snacking success.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 16

Equipment

  • Food Processor

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quick oats
  • ¾ cup unsweetened shredded coconut (more for rolling)
  • ½ cup smooth peanut butter (natural, unsalted)
  • ½ cup peanuts (dry-roasted, unsalted)
  • ¼ cup packed pitted Medjool dates
  • ¾ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup

Instructions

  • Mix dry ingredients: To a food processor, add quick oats, coconut, peanut butter, peanuts, dates, cinnamon, and salt. Pulse until the texture of coarse sand (no large pieces of date should be visible).
    1 cup quick oats, ¾ cup unsweetened shredded coconut, ½ cup smooth peanut butter, ½ cup peanuts, ¼ cup packed pitted Medjool dates, ¾ teaspoon cinnamon, ¾ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • Add wet ingredients: Add coconut oil and maple syrup to food processor. Pulse until mixture comes together in a ball.
    3 tablespoons coconut oil, 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • Form balls: Scoop 16 balls of dough, and use your hands to compact and roll them until smooth. Roll each ball in more shredded coconut, until covered. Place in airtight container and refrigerate until firm.
    ¾ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

Notes

  1. Storage tips: Store power balls in an airtight container for up to 5 days. For longer storage, freeze in a freezer bag (let defrost in the fridge overnight).

Nutrition

Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 4IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg