Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

November 9, 2017Recipes, Snacks

Sometimes maintaining a healthy weight through cancer treatment can be difficult. Weight loss is a common side effect. Adding protein powder to your diet can help you maintain a healthy weight. For a fun, sweet way to add protein to your diet, try these Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls.* They are a perfect snack to take to treatment or a great after-dinner treat.

Ingredients

  • Reduced fat creamy peanut butter
  • 6 tbsp. Chocolate flavored protein powder

Optional add-ins:

  • Dried fruit
  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg
  • Pecans
  • Walnuts
  • Almonds

Directions

Add ¾ cup of reduced fat peanut butter to a mixing bowl.

Add 6 tbsp. of chocolate flavored protein powder. Add two tbsp. at a time, stirring between each addition. Stir until mixture is a dough consistency.

Add optional add-ins if desired and mix well.

Roll dough into 11 balls. Place on wax paper.

Freeze overnight.

Store in freezer or refrigerator until ready to eat.

Per 1 ball serving: 10g protein, 9g carbohydrates, 6.5g fat, 3g sugar, 131 calories.

Disclaimer: If you have diabetes or are watching your sugar intake, please eat sparingly and use discretion.

*Adapted from UNJURY’s recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls.