Peanut Butter Balls Healthy and not too sweet, this is a terrific snack for any occasion!
Peanut butter is a food paste or spread produced from dry-roasted peanuts that have been crushed. Salt, sweeteners, and emulsifiers are frequent additions that change the taste or texture of the product. Peanut butter is popular in a variety of countries. The United States is a significant exporter of peanut butter and one of the world’s largest per capita consumers. In the United States, January 24 is National Peanut Butter Day.
Peanut butter is a nutrient-dense food with high protein
Peanut butter is high in dietary fiber, vitamin E, pantothenic acid, folate, niacin, and vitamin B6 (20% or more of the Daily Value, DV). Dietary minerals manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, copper, and sodium are also abundant (added as salt during manufacturing). Peanut butter has a modest amount of thiamin, riboflavin, iron, and potassium.
- ¾ cup brown rice syrup
- ½ cup coconut oil
- 1 cup natural peanut butter
- 1 tsp vanilla extract(vanilla arq)
- 3 cups oats(jo, jwi), or more to taste
- 1 cup raisins(kishmish)
- ½ cup unsweetened flaked coconut
- Combine brown rice syrup and coconut oil together in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir until melted and boiling, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat.
- Mix peanut butter and vanilla extract(arq) into syrup mixture until smooth. Add oats(jo or jwi), raisins, and coconut to peanut butter mixture and mix well. Refrigerate mixture until cool, at least 30 minutes. Form mixture into balls and freeze until set, at least 1 hour.
Per Serving: 217 calories;