An easy no-bake recipe that combines chocolate, peanut butter and oats into bite-sized oat balls.

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Chocolate, peanut butter and oats.  What could be more perfect?  I adapted this recipe from another on this website, that’s full of butter, sugar and other bits that aren’t that healthy for you – but still taste absolutely amazing (see recipe here).  So I took what I had learnt over the past few months about baking with more wholesome ingredients and experimented a little.  And here’s the result – they have a fruity texture, but have no fruit in them.  And again, they are very more-ish, so beware!

I have often taken these to work and they go really quickly.  Last year, I made a batch for a different department at work and one of the ladies loved them so much she kept asking for them!  I ended up making a batch just for her … and she loved them.  Try them – simple to make and really, REALLY yummy!

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Oat balls

Prep Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup raw sugar
  • 6 tbs cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 cups oats
  • 1/2 cup flaxseed meal
  • 1 tbs cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Place the peanut butter, honey and sugar in a bowl and microwave until easily mixed together.
  2. Remove from the microwave and add the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Mix until completely combined.
  4. Roll into tablespoon-size balls and place in a container.
  5. Chill and store in freezer.
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