Oatmeal Peanut Butter Balls

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Oatmeal Peanut Butter Balls is a seriously easy recipe. They are made with just four ingredients, are no-bake, but tastes like you bought them from a gourmet candy store.

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Oatmeal Peanut Butter Balls

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Balls are delightful bite-sized treats that perfectly balance wholesome goodness with indulgent flavor. These delectable spheres are crafted by combining rolled oats, a hearty and nutritious grain, with the rich and creamy essence of peanut butter.

The oats provide a satisfying chewiness, while the peanut butter contributes a velvety texture and a nutty undertone that lingers on the palate. Sweetened with a touch of honey or maple syrup, these balls become a harmonious blend of sweet and savory, satisfying both your sweet tooth and your craving for something substantial.

Some variations might include additional ingredients like chia seeds, flaxseed, or chocolate chips, adding layers of complexity to the taste and a delightful crunch. Whether enjoyed as a wholesome snack or a guilt-free dessert, Oatmeal Peanut Butter Balls are a testament to the fusion of nutrition and indulgence, making them a popular and satisfying treat for any occasion.

I’m kind of in love with all things peanut butter! It’s true, just cruise my site and you’ll see all my treats that use peanut butter. I even have two peanut butter dips, one sweet and one savory. It’s a peanut butter lover’s dream!

This recipe is easy to make and always a hit. Anything wrapped in chocolate is usually a hit!

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Ingredients you’ll need

This Oatmeal Peanut Butter Balls recipe has just four ingredients. They also make a great gift.

The full recipe with ingredient amounts and instructions is at the bottom of this post. You can save a tree and the recipe to your personal and private recipe box here on Call Me PMc. This way, you’ll never misplace it.

  • Peanut butter
  • Honey
  • Old-fashioned oatmeal
  • Chocolate candy coating
  • Optional: Coconut flakes or Chocolate chips

This is a simple recipe that your children can help you with. They are full of peanut butter and oats, giving them a chewy texture.

The tasty center has just three ingredients: peanut butter, old-fashioned oats, and honey.

If you prefer, you can make these in a 9×9 inch pan and top with the chocolate.


How to Melt Chocolate

Read my post How to Melt Chocolate for the best tips.

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Oatmeal Peanut Butter Balls

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Balls is made with just four ingredients, are no-bake, but tastes like you bought them from a gourmet candy store.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 30 servings


  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • ¾ cup honey
  • 3 cups old fashioned oatmeal
  • 8 ounces chocolate candy coating
  • Optional: 1/2 cup coconut flakes OR 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  • Process 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats in a food processor until broken up.
  • Combine peanut butter and honey in a mixer until smooth.
  • Add oatmeal and processed oatmeal.
  • Stir until combined.
  • Using a spring-release scoop, scoop mixture into 1 to 1.5 inch balls.
  • Place balls on waxed paper on a cookie sheet, cover and refrigerate until set, about 1 hour.
  • Melt chocolate in microwave at 30 second intervals, stir well between in interval. (READ POST LINKED ABOVE FOR COMPLETE GUIDE TO MELTING CHOCOLATE)
  • When chocolate is completely melted and smooth, EITHER stick a wooden pick into ball and dipped each into chocolate individually, tap excess chocolate off and place on waxed paper to dry OR use 2 forks to drop into chocolate roll around to cover, tap off excess and place on waxed paper to dry.


Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 42mg | Potassium: 99mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg
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