Ever since I was little my mom has made these wonderfully simple, protein packed peanut butter balls with honey. Now that my own little one is in school, I try to make sure that she is getting lots of healthy, whole foods to keep her going throughout the day. Little C is sort of picky and doesn’t like meat (but looooves broccoli) so I am always attempting to get other forms of protein (i.e. peanuts, almonds etc.) into her diet. These peanut butter balls are great, easy to eat finger foods, and they taste just as good once you’re grownup. Thanks mom for the recipe! Be on the lookout for a vegan twist on this recipe, using almond butter instead of peanut and replacing the milk powder with a vegan option!
- 1 cup all natural peanut butter, I love this brand from Justin’s
- 1/2 cup powdered milk
- 3 tbs honey
How to do it:
- Start with peanut butter in a medium sized bowl. Ideally the peanut butter should be room temp, not chilled. Cold PB is harder to work with
- Pour 3 tbs of honey into PB
- Slowly fold in powdered milk, stirring until consistency is like dough, and maintains it’s shape. (You may need more powdered milk, which is fine).
- Roll peanut butter mixture into tiny balls
- Set on wax paper cookie tray, chill for an hour
- Keep your peanut butter balls in the fridge until they are ready to be eaten, this will help them maintain their shape (and baby appeal).