Peanut Butter Power Spheres


Savor the rich, nutty delight of Peanut Butter Power Spheres, an ideal snack for energy replenishment. These energy balls blend the creamy goodness of peanut butter with the natural sweetness of dates and the crunch of nuts, creating a perfect balance of flavor and texture. Ideal for a quick snack, a pre-workout boost, or a healthy treat, these spheres are a convenient and delicious way to energize your day.

Peanut Butter Power Spheres

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Chill Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Yields: 15 balls
  • Serving Size: 1 ball

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 100 kcal
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8 g
  • Fat: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugar: 5 g


  • Natural Peanut Butter: 120 g (4.2 oz)
  • Rolled Oats: 60 g (2.1 oz)
  • Medjool Dates, pitted and chopped: 100 g (3.5 oz)
  • Chia Seeds: 15 g (0.5 oz)
  • Flaxseed, ground: 15 g (0.5 oz)
  • Honey: 30 ml (1 oz)
  • Vanilla Extract: 5 ml (0.2 oz)
  • Pinch of Salt

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. In a food processor, blend dates until a paste forms.
  2. Add peanut butter, honey, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt. Process until well combined.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and stir in rolled oats, chia seeds, and ground flaxseed.
  4. Refrigerate the mixture for about 10 minutes to firm up.
  5. Roll the mixture into small balls, each about the size of a walnut.
  6. Place the balls on a tray lined with parchment paper.
  7. Refrigerate for 30 minutes until firm.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • If the mixture is too dry, add a little more honey or peanut butter.
  • For a chocolatey twist, add cocoa powder or mini chocolate chips.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use another type of nut butter?

Absolutely, almond or cashew butter works well too.

Are these balls suitable for vegans?

Substitute honey with maple syrup or agave nectar for a vegan version.

Can I add protein powder to these balls?

Yes, you can add a scoop of your favorite protein powder for an extra protein boost.