Tahini Chocolate Chip Protein Balls


If you aren’t enjoying tahini on a regular basis, you’re missing out. These tahini chocolate chip protein balls are perfect if you have a nut allergy or just want to try a new flavor combination.

Hand holding a tahini chocolate chip protein ball.

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Tahini Chocolate Chip Protein Balls

5 from 12 votes
If you aren’t enjoying tahini on a regular basis, you’re missing out. These tahini chocolate chip protein balls are perfect if you have a nut allergy or just want to try a new flavor combination. 
Hand holding tahini chocolate chip energy bite.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 24 balls


  • 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 scoops, 64 grams vanilla protein powder
  • 2 Tablespoons mini chocolate chips


  • Place oats, tahini, honey, protein powder and chocolate chips in a large bowl and stir to combine.
  • Getting the mixture to combine takes a little arm muscle and it may seem too thick at first, but it will come together as you keep mixing. I used my hands to knead the dough near the end and that seems to help.
  • Once combined, use a small cookie scoop to scoop and form the dough into balls.
  • Store in a covered container in the fridge or freezer.


Serving: 1ball Calories: 104kcal Carbohydrates: 10g Protein: 5g Fat: 5g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 3g
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: tahini chocolate chip protein ball


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    1. Steph
      January 14, 2022 AT 7:46 pm

      5 stars
      My first time making protein balls. I really, really like these! Never thought of tahini and had a jar in the fridge. Was a little dry, so added some water. Made a couple substitutes based on what was in the cupboards: chocolate protein powder instead of vanilla. Didn’t have chocolate chips, so I added finely chopped dates, and mixed chia seeds in for half. These are going to be a game changer for workday snacks!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        January 17, 2022 AT 12:39 pm

        Yay!! Love to hear these protein balls were a hit, Steph. So glad these substitutions worked out for you as well. Thanks for the review!

    2. Sarah
      August 14, 2021 AT 1:05 pm

      3 stars
      I have tried your other power ball recipes and this one came out very dry. So I didn’t waste the ingredients I added an additional cup of peanut butter to make them better. I’ll go back to your chocolate peanut butter ones which are STELLAR!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        August 18, 2021 AT 8:17 pm

        So glad you were able to make this recipe work! You can always add a splash of milk if they turn out too dry in the future. 🙂

    3. Ashley
      August 2, 2021 AT 10:49 am

      5 stars
      So excited to find this recipe! Tahini is a fun twist on my favorite almond butter recipe!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        August 2, 2021 AT 8:44 pm

        It’s so good!! Let me know if you try it and what you think. 🙂

    4. Maren Ewers
      July 22, 2021 AT 8:38 pm

      5 stars
      The first time I used Tahini in recipe. They turned out great and are highly addictive.

      1. Brittany Mullins
        July 23, 2021 AT 9:28 am

        Yay!! I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe, Maren! Thanks for trying it out and coming back to leave a review. I really appreciate it!

    5. Maddi
      March 28, 2021 AT 1:26 am

      5 stars
      Love love love these, never had tahini before this recipe and now I’m obsessed!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        March 28, 2021 AT 10:25 pm

        Woo! So glad you’re loving these, Maddi! Thanks for the review. I so appreciate it!

Parchment paper lined with protein balls.


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