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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.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword chocolate, peanut butter
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 30 servings
Calories 131kcal
Author Paula Jones


  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 3/4 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.


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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