Rating: 4.5 stars
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These energy balls are an awesome snack! They have a great balance of quick energy fuel, protein from the nuts, powdered milk, fiber, slow-burning carbs from the flour, oats, and wheat germ, and good-for-you fats! They are also filling and, best of all, absolutely delicious. They are good for about a week. Bon Appetite!


Recipe Summary

25 mins
5 mins
30 mins
30 balls


Original recipe yields 30 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  • Stir honey, peanut butter, powdered milk, brown rice flour, honey, coconut flour, ground oats, wheat germ, and ground almonds together in a bowl.

  • Pour ground hazelnuts in a shallow dish. Form nut mixture into balls and roll in ground hazelnuts until coated. Place balls onto baking sheet about 1 inch apart.

  • Bake in preheated oven for 5 minutes.

Editor's Note:

The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the ground hazelnuts. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary.

Cook's Notes:

Balls can be eaten raw or baked for 5 minutes. Avoid baking for longer times to prevent drying out.

You can substitute cashew, almond, or sunflower nut butter for the peanut butter.

You can substitute cocoa powder for the coconut powder.

You can substitute whole wheat pastry flour for the brown rice flour.

You can substitute ground rolled wheat, spelt, barley or triticale for the ground rolled oats.

You can substitute ground hazelnut for pumpkin seed meal, or a mixture of ground almonds and ground hazelnuts for the ground almonds.

Nutrition Facts

173 calories; protein 5.9g; carbohydrates 19.8g; fat 8.9g; cholesterol 0.8mg; sodium 61.7mg. Full Nutrition