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Peanut Butter Protein Balls Recipe

June 12, 2020

Peanut Butter Protein Balls Recipe

These Peanut Butter Protein Balls bring together a favorite combination of peanut butter and chocolate. The bonus to these is that they have protein as one of the ingredients which are a great choice for bariatric surgery patients and anyone health-minded. They are a quick and easy snack or dessert.

You can keep these on hand when you want a little something that's healthy and satisfying. The Peanut Butter Protein Balls are simple to make and taste delicious!

Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Recipe by: Ashley Justice of Bariatric Women
Makes 24 Servings


  • 4 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp truvia nectar or sugar free maple syrup
  • ┬╝ cup Splenda
  • 2 to 4 tsp unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 oz sugar free chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Combine your protein powder, peanut butter, truvia nectar, Splenda, and vanilla in a bowl.  Mixture will be thick and somewhat dry. 
  2. Start to incorporate the almond milk 1 tsp at a time until the mixture is no longer crumbly and will still form a soft ball. 
  3. Form 24 balls and place them in the fridge to chill.
  4. Melt your chocolate in the microwave, heating it 20 seconds at a time and stirring well in between.  Drizzle the chocolate over the balls and serve once the chocolate has hardened.

Nutritional Info Per Serving

Calories 81; Carbohydrates 5 grams; Fat 6 grams; Protein 6 grams

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Ashley Justice is the Co-Founder of Bariatric Women which is an online support community of over 66,000. She also is a certified Nutrition Coach who specializes in bariatric nutrition. As a RNY patient herself, with a 198 pound weight loss, she enjoys creating healthy versions of her favorite meals. Read more recipes from Ashley!
Recipe Disclaimer: If you have specific dietary restrictions, allergies or a nutrition plan that you are following, make sure to read the ingredient list prior to consumption. All information on ObesityHelp.com is intended for informational purposes only. The information is not intended to be a replacement or substitute for consultation with a qualified medical professional. Please contact a medical professional with any questions and concerns.