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Chocolate Protein Balls

  • Author: Erika Bragdon
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 24 1x


With no refined sugar, this simple chocolate protein balls recipe is a great way to enjoy a guilt-free chocolate fix.



  • 1 cup gluten free steel cut oats
  • 3/4 cup almond butter (or other nut butter)*
  • 1/4 cup ground flaxseed
  • 2 Tablespoons honey*
  • 1/2 Tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 Tablespoons cacao powder


  1. Add the ingredients into a food processor or mixing bowl. Process or mix until combined.
  2. Roll into 1-inch balls.
  3. Enjoy right away or store in the refrigerator.


*For kid-approved chocolate snack balls, use peanut butter and add 1 or 2 tablespoons more honey.