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Peanut Butter and Jelly Protein Balls

Easy no bake peanut butter and jelly protein bites made with peanut butter, dried strawberries, oats and chocolate chips. 80 calories and 4 grams of protein each!
Prep Time15 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peanut butter and jelly protein bites
Servings: 18


  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 2 scoops of organic vanilla protein powder
  • heaping 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened apple sauce + 1-2 Tablespoons more if needed
  • 1/2 cup organic freeze-dried strawberries
  • 2 Tablespoons honey or maple syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons mini chocolate chips


  • Place oats, protein powder, freeze-dried strawberries and chocolate chips into a small bowl and stir to combine.
  • In a separate bowl mix together the peanut butter, applesauce and honey/maple syrup. Pour the wet peanut butter mixture over the dry mixture and stir well. Combining this mixture will take a little stirring power and it may seem a little crumbly at first. I used my hands to knead the dough near the end and that seems to help. If it's too crumbly, you can add an extra tablespoon of applesauce to moisten it.
  • Once combined, start forming the dough into one inch balls.
  • Store in a covered container in the fridge or freezer.


Serving: 1bite | Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g