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Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls (Healthy)

Jillian Schneider
Chocolatey, Peanut Buttery, Crunchy, Healthy, Satisfying Bites!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 balls
Calories 97 kcal

Equipment

  • saucepan
  • small mixing bowl
  • parchment paper
  • microwave safe bowl (optional)

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • cup melted coconut oil
  • cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • cup pure honey
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup melted dark chocolate chips optional
  • 1 tsp coconut oil if using melted chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • In a large saucepan, heat peanut butter, coconut oil, and cocoa powder over medium heat.
  • Once melted, remove from heat and add honey.
  • Stir in oats and mix until well combined. Transfer mixture to a small mixing bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Chill in fridge for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from fridge and using clean hands roll 1 inch balls with the mixture and place on a plate covered in parchment paper.
  • Drizzle with melted chocolate if desired. To melt chocolate, mix ½ cup dark chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl with 1 tsp coconut oil. Microwave in 30 second increments. Stir until completely melted and well combined.
  • Place bake in fridge for 1 hour.

Notes

How can my kids help?  Help your child melt the peanut butter, coconut oil, and cocoa powder on the stove supervising very closely.  Let them drizzle the chocolate on at the end ;)
Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week! 
When hungry grab from fridge and pop in mouth :)
Keyword Chocolate Balls, Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls