Peanut Butter Balls

No Bake Oat and Peanut Butter Balls are packed with delicious ingredients for the perfect healthy snack

several oat and peanut butter balls on a wooden board

What are peanut butter balls?

They are a great little bomb of sweetness packed with raw oats, wheat germ, toasted coconut, dark chocolate chips, raisins and walnuts. They stick together by adding peanut butter and honey. So darn good. Keep them in the fridge and they will last for days. These bites are perfect for the busy home when you need a little afternoon pick me up. And best of all, no baking!

You can omit any ingredients that you don’t like, but the coconut is SO good in this recipe- give it a try.

coconut ,nuts ,dark chocolate, peanut butter , honey, salt and raisins on a cutting board

Shopping List for this recipe-

  • creamy peanut butter or any nut butter
  • walnuts
  • dark chocolate chips
  • wheat germ or flaxseed meal
  • golden raisins
  • toasted coconut
  • old fashioned oats
  • dark chocolate chips
  • honey
  • sea salt or kosher salt
  • cinnamon
mounds of peanut butter balls in a glass dish

Other ingredients to add to your peanut butter balls:

  • dried cranberries
  • butterscotch morsels
  • pepetitas
  • sunflower kernels
  • protein powder
  • maple syrup instead of honey for a vegan version
  • chopped almonds
a large white bowl filled with a peanut butter oat mixture on a large wooden board

Tips for great Peanut Butter Protein bites:

  • store the balls in the fridge in a glass container with a lid
  • this recipe makes 20-25 balls
  • if the balls to not come together well, add a bit more peanut butter or honey
  • if the bites are too sticky, try adding in more wheat germ or a bit more oatmeal
  • the balls will last up to a week in the fridge

Try these other snack ideas:

  1. Dark Chocolate Date Bark
  2. Keto Coconut Balls
  3. Bourbon Oatmeal Cowboy Cookies
  4. Double Chocolate & Walnut Brownies
  5. Roasted Chickpeas

Peanut Butter Balls

Discover the deliciousness of no-bake peanut butter balls – a perfect healthy snack for a burst of energy during your busy day. packed with peanut butter, oats, raisins, chocolate chips, walnuts and more- these little bites will fuel your day.
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Course: Healthy, Sweet Tooth
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 20 servings
Calories: 300kcal


  • 2 cups UNCOOKED old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup shredded coconut- toasted
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • cup honey
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips
  • ½ cup wheat germ or flaxseed meal
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp cinnamon


  • Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl and stir well until thoroughly combined.
  • Chill for 10 minutes.
  • With a small scooper, scoop the mixture and roll in your hands to create balls.
  • Place on a rimmed tray lined with parchment paper.
  • Chill for 30 minutes. Store in the fridge in an airtight container.
  • Bites last up to 1 week in the fridge.


Calories: 300kcal

Back in the day when my girls were rowing crew in school, I used to make these great little oatmeal bites for a quick burst of energy during regattas. To be perfectly honest, I love them just for myself.

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