Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

If you’re in a pinch for time, I have something just for you. Here’s a quick and easy gluten free cookie recipe that requires no baking. I really like making no bake (think no hassle) cookies during the hectic holidays. This one works equally well for Christmas and Hanukkah parties –and is a wonderfully healthy snack throughout the year.

For those of you who aren’t entirely in the mood for Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls and are looking for a chocolate covered peanut butter ball, be sure to see Nut Butter Cups recipe –it’s a delicious no bake, healthier candy recipe that is quite the crowd-pleaser. My husband and children devour them.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

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  • Place dates, peanuts, cacao powder, salt, vanilla and water in a food processor
  • Pulse on high speed until smooth
  • Remove mixture from food processor and roll into little balls
  • Serve
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
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This little dessert is my peanut-y version of the raw foods classic Fudge Babies, a recipe created by the wonderful Katie over at Chocolate Covered Katie.

If you like these peanut butter balls you will love my recent list of 10 Healthy Christmas Cookie Recipes!


31 responses to “Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls”

  1. While I make the Power Balls quite often, I just tried this one for the first time and loved it! It would be pretty rolled in finely chopped peanuts, also.

  2. Awesome!! I made these this week to bring in for a holiday treat after a crossfit workout. I couldn’t believe how tasty they were since they were SO easy. After I rolled them, I chilled in the fridge for a bit and then rolled them in Enjoy Life dark chocolate chips. This is a definite keeper!

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