Peanut Butter Power Balls are the perfect energy snack, for when you are short on time but need something to get you moving. So many healthy and hearty ingredients – old-fashioned oatmeal, dried cranberries, sunflower seeds, chia seeds, flax seed, peanut butter, and honey – along with some mini chocolate chips sprinkled in!
I started making these power balls over a year ago, and they are still one of those foods we never run out of. In other words, I’m informed when there are only a few left in the freezer. Because we NEVER run out of power balls.
If you have boys (or a husband) that seem to be hungry ALL THE TIME, I suggest you make these. Pronto.
You definitely need a food processor to make this lifesaving recipe. It needs to be at least 10 cups to fit everything in.
Six Easy Steps to make Peanut Butter Power Balls
- Mix all ingredients in food processor.
- Transfer mixture to bowl and refrigerate one hour.
- Roll into 22-24 balls and place on cookie sheet.
- Refrigerate (or freeze) another hour or so.
- Place power balls in airtight container or freezer bags, and store in refrigerator or freezer.
- EAT whenever you need super powers.
Please let me know if you try these Peanut Butter Power Balls, and how you like them!
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- 3 cups old-fashioned oatmeal
- 3/4 cup sunflower seeds
- 3/4 cup dried cranberries
- 3/4 cup mini chocolate chips
- 2 Tablespoons chia seeds
- 2 Tablespoons flax seed
- 1 1/2 cups extra crunchy peanut butter
- 3/4 cup raw honey
Combine all dry ingredients (oats, sunflower seeds, cranberries, chocolate chips, chia seeds, and flax seed) in food processor and pulse.
Add peanut butter and honey and continue to pulse, until dry ingredients are well coated.
Transfer mixture into separate bowl and refrigerate for an hour to make it easier to roll into balls.
Roll mixture into approximately 22-24 balls and place on cookie sheet.
Place in refrigerator (or freezer) for another hour.
Store power balls in airtight container or storage bag and keep in refrigerator until ready to eat. These freeze well.