Peanut butter cacao balls

Peanut butter cacao balls: Delicious snack for the family. Image: Marele van Zyl

Peanut butter cacao balls: Mouth-watering no-bake treat

Wholesome, delicious and easy to prepare, these peanut butter cacao balls are a delightful recipe for the family.

Peanut butter cacao balls

Peanut butter cacao balls: Delicious snack for the family. Image: Marele van Zyl

Looking for an easy, delicious snacks recipe? Try these peanut butter cacao balls. With only four ingredients you can prepare this no-bake snacks recipe.  Ready before you know it, these balls make the perfect wholesome snack full of energy for those busy days ahead!

The best part is that these peanut butter cacao balls do not require any baking. Just make sure you allow these tasty balls to cool in the fridge for at least one hour before enjoying them.

Wondering how to store these goodies? Your prepared peanut butter oat balls should be stored in the fridge, covered. You can keep them in the fridge for up to four weeks. Refrigerating the balls will ensure they keep their thick and chewy texture. If you want to store them for longer, place them in a zip lock bag and store them in the freezer for up to six months.

Let us know in the comments of this recipe if you love it as much as we do.

Peanut butter cacao balls recipe

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by Marele van Zyl Course: SnacksCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
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  • cups rolled oats

  • ½ cup ½ cacao powder

  • ¾ cup ¾ peanut butter

  • ¼ cup ¼ maple syrup


  • In a mixing bowl, add the oats and cacao and mix well, until combined.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, add the peanut butter and maple syrup. Microwave until the peanut butter has melted.
  • Add the peanut butter mixture into the dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  • Using your hands, form small balls using the batter and place them on a lined plate.
  • Refrigerate for at least an hour, to firm up.


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