peanut butter cocoa powder protein balls

Are you one of those who are always up for a quick bite and need that sweet in your blood to catch up with the day? So, peanut butter cocoa powder protein balls are the perfect solution to your quick snack need. It is a no-bake snack and requires only 10 minutes to make.

Do you know why peanut butter cocoa powder protein balls are just the best snack for your quick bite needs? Well, there are many:

  • Vegan
  • Gluten-free
  • Refined- sugar-free
  • Made with minimum and healthy ingredients
  • Has the best protein package
  • Made in just 10 minutes
  • Easy to make
  • Fudgy good

Also, this recipe comes with a power-packed nutritional value added to it so before getting started with the recipe, let’s look at the nutritional value of it

Nutritional facts for peanut butter cocoa powder proteins balls

  • Fat                                   7 gm
  • Saturated Fat               1 gm
  • Sodium                          76 mg
  • Potassium                     130 mg
  • Carbohydrates             15 gm
  • Fiber                               2 gm
  • Sugar                             8 gm
  • Protein                         4 gm
  • Vitamin A                      5IU
  • Calcium                          22 mg
  • Iron                                 0.9 mg

Ingredients and their benefits

  • 3 tablespoons Unsweetened Cocoa Powder: It’s good if you use the unsweetened cocoa powder and not some hot cocoa mix or any other cocoa  
  • 2 tablespoons Flaxseed meal: Make sure you take a flaxseed meal and not the ground flaxseed. Flaxseed meal is rich in protein, fiber, and healthy fats       
  • 1/8 tablespoon Salt: You can use the sea salt or the kosher salt
  • ½ cup of Peanut Butter: You can use the creamy peanut butter or the normal one
  • 1 tablespoon Chia Seeds: These are rich in antioxidants, fiber, protein, and healthy fats
  • 2 tablespoons Chocolate chips: I prefer using the chocolate chips but it is your choice if you want to use them or not
  • ¼ cup of Honey/ Maple syrup: It is used to sweeten thepeanut butter cocoa powder protein balls. It’s up to you if you want to use honey or the maple syrup           
  • 1 cup of Oats: You can use the rolled out or gluten-free oats

Equipment required

  • Cookie scoop
  • Cookie sheet
  • Air tight container
  • Stand Mixer
  • Refrigerator

Let’s now quickly have a look over the recipe

Recipe

  1. Take a bowl and add oats, unsweetened cocoa powder, peanut butter, chia seeds, salt, honey/ maple syrup, flaxseed meal. Stir it gently now.
  2. Add this mixture to a mixer and then mix it with the low beater blade until it is mixed well. Stop and scrape the sides if required.
  3. Add chocolate chips
  4. Scoop out peanut butter cocoa powder protein balls and put them on cookie mixer
  5. Place it in air tight container
  6. Refrigerate for 2 weeks

The perfect peanut butter cocoa powder protein balls are ready!! Enjoy this quick bite snack anytime anywhere.