Prune energy balls are the perfect grab-and-go snack for both kids and adults. Packed with fiber and just 4 ingredients, these will become a go-to healthy energy ball recipe in your home. Gluten-free.
I’ve been making variations on healthy peanut butter balls for years. They are a snack that everyone likes, every time. The best part? You cannot mess these up. As long as you are a peanut butter fan, you will love these low carb peanut butter balls.
What makes these easy peanut butter energy balls so nutrient-packed?
- Pitted Prunes
- Peanut Butter
How To Make
- Place all ingredients into your blender
- Blend until well mixed, adding 1-3 tbsp. water (1 tbsp. at a time) if the mixture is too dry to blend well
- Add honey to the blender if a sweeter energy bite is desired
- Roll into bite-sized balls
Add all ingredients into your high-speed blender or food processor.
Scrape sides as needed. Add 1- 3 tbsp. of water as needed if more moisture is needed for blending.
Next, add honey to taste if you’d like your healthy energy balls to be a bit sweeter.
Blend until mixed well and roll into bite-sized servings.
- almond butter or sun butter in place of peanut butter
- add honey for a sweeter energy ball
- add flax seeds or chia seeds
- coconut or other dry fruit
- protein powder
Blend up your own version day after day!
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Prune Energy Balls
- 2 cups certified gluten-free quick-cook oats
- 1/2 cup peanut butter ✅
- 1/2 cup pitted prunes
- 1 teaspoon vanilla ✅
- 2-3 tablespoons honey, optional
- ⭐️Blend the ingredients. Place the oats, peanut butter, prunes, vanilla, and honey if using, into the blender. Blend until well mixed, adding 1-3 tbsp. water 1 tbsp. at a time if the mixture is too dry.2 cups certified gluten-free quick-cook oats, 1/2 cup peanut butter, 1/2 cup pitted prunes, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 2-3 tablespoons honey, optional
- Roll and serve. Roll into bite-sized balls. Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks, or freeze for later.
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