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overhead photo of peanut butter protein balls with dates in a bowl with a spoon of hemp seeds on the side

Peanut Butter Protein Balls

A delicious and healthy snack on-the-go made with peanut butter, healthy seeds, dates, and oats.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 20 balls
Calories 147kcal
Author Amee


  • 1 cup dry oatmeal can use quick oats or whole oats
  • ¾ cup unsweetened flaked coconut toasted
  • 7 Medjool dates pits removed
  • ½ cup creamy no-stir natural peanut butter you can also use crunchy peanut butter, but make sure it's the no-stir nut butter
  • ¼ cup raw shelled hemp seeds
  • ¼ cup ground golden flaxseed
  • cup raw honey can use real maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil melted and cooled
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • *Optional add-in- mini dark chocolate chips


  • Toast coconut in a saute pan on med-high heat until lightly golden, stirring often, about 3-4 minutes.  
  • Place toasted coconut and all other ingredients into the bowl of a food processor.  
  • Pulse until all ingredients are well incorporated.  
  • Roll into 20 tablespoon-size balls and place in an airtight container.  
  • Chill and store in the refrigerator.  


Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 90mg | Potassium: 152mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg