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    Peanut Butter Balls

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    15 mins

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    erinn in tbay's Note:

    A healthy, tasty, easy snack for kids. This recipe is from the Kinder Krunchies cookbook; I have made a few changes for variety. These travel well and are filling enough to keep your little one going (without whining) until lunch or supper time. Enjoy!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 18

    Yield:

    balls

    Units: US | Metric

    • 1/2 cup peanut butter (store-bought or homemade)
    • 2 1/2 tablespoons powdered milk
    • 2 tablespoons raisins (or dried cranberries, or dried apple, or for a treat, mini chocolate chips)
    • 2 tablespoons honey
    • 1/4 cup coconut (i have made them without the coconut)
    • 2 cups sesame seeds, approximately

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix all ingredients except the sesame seeds together in a bowl.
    2. 2
      Form into small balls.
    3. 3
      Roll in the sesame seeds.
    4. 4
      Store in the fridge.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 21, 2003

      55

      Five stars for fun!!! My 5-year-old daughter had such a great time making these with me, and she loved eating them. My two tips: 1) butter your hands before you start making the balls of dough, 'cause this stuff is sticky. 2)If you're having trouble finding a large amount of sesame seeds, look in the bulk section of a natural foods store. Thanks for sharing this fun recipe.

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    • on March 17, 2007

      55

      Mom started making these when she got on a health kick in the '70's, and my little brother & I couldn't get enough. I now use low-fat peanut butter (better consistency) and fat-free powdered milk. Even my husband loves them.

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    • on August 27, 2004

      45

      Darn yummy. I used almond butter (allergic to peanut butter), dried cherries, sunflower seeds and no coconut. Easy to make and delicious.

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    Nutritional Facts for Peanut Butter Balls

    Serving Size: 1 (28 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 18

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 157.5
     
    Calories from Fat 113
    72%
    Total Fat 12.6 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 2.7 g
    13%
    Cholesterol 1.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 39.4 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 8.6 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
    10%
    Sugars 3.7 g
    15%
    Protein 5.0 g
    10%

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