Tropical Energy Balls

Tropical Energy Balls. A quick snack recipe made with rolled oats, peanut butter, chocolate morsels, coconut, macadamia nuts and dried pineapple.

Tropical Energy Balls

Ingredients

  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup Earth BalanceĀ® Natural Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 1/2 cup wheat germ or ground flax seed
  • 1/3 cup honey or agave nectar
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried pineapple
  • 3 tablespoons macadamia nuts
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Additional shredded coconut, optional

Instructions

  1. Stir together oats, peanut butter, chocolate morsels, wheat germ, honey, coconut, pineapple, nuts, and vanilla extract until well combined.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons vanilla protein powder to the oat mixture if desired.
  3. With wet hands, form a tablespoon portion of the mixture into a ball. If mixture is not holding together as desired, add additional honey until balls hold shape. Roll in shredded coconut if desired.
  4. Repeat with remaining mixture to make 36 balls.

Yield: 18 servings; 2 energy balls each

Nutrition Information: 138 calories, 17g carbs

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Conagra Brands, Inc.