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Chocolate Peppermint Protein Balls

We went to a parade recently and came home with a million mini candy canes. Okay maybe not a million but my kids were seriously handed handful after handful of candy canes. So what to do with all those candy cane? How about adding them to a yummy protein packed recipe? Like these Chocolate Peppermint Protein Balls?


Chocolate Peppermint Protein Balls

Ingredients

1 cup of Old Fashioned Oats

1/2 cup All Natural Peanut Butter

1 scoop Chocolate Protein Powder

2 tbsp. Dark Chocolate Cocoa Powder

1/2 cup Honey

1 tsp. Peppermint Extract

1 tbsp. Crushed Candy Cane

2 tbsp. Mini Dark Chocolate Chips


Instructions

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl by hand or stand mixer until mixed well.If the mixture is too dry, add another tablespoon of peanut butter or honey. Roll into small, bite-size balls and refrigerate until ready to eat. These are a perfect way to use up some of those candy canes while enjoying a healthy snack!


Servings - 14

Macros - Calorie - 100, Carbs - 17, Protein - 5, Fat - 4

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