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Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Balls

  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 20 balls 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Food Processor
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Blend up these chocolate peanut butter protein balls in minutes for a yummy snack that tastes like dessert!



  • 1 cup (280 g) very tightly packed, soft pitted dates
  • 1 cup (210 g) ripe, lightly spotted banana (about 2 small or 1 large)
  • 1/2 cup (50 g) cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup (60 g) natural peanut butter
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 servings (60 g) chocolate or vanilla pea protein


  1. Add the dates and banana to a food processor and blend into a paste.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend until it forms one large balls.
  3. Use your hands to roll the dough into 20 balls.


Alternative: For more protein and peanut butter flavour, use 1/4 cup each powdered peanut butter and cocoa powder instead of 1/2 cup of cocoa powder.

Addition: For an extra treat, add up to 1/2 cup of mini chocolate chips.

Nut-Free Option: Use sunflower seed butter or tahini instead of peanut butter.

Storage: Store in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 1 week or freezer for up to 2 months.

Keywords: chocolate peanut butter protein balls, no-bake chocolate protein balls