Kid-Friendly Chocolate-Peanut Butter Protein Balls

by | Updated: January 29th, 2018 | Read time: 1 minute

What are the best kids’ snacks? The ones they actually eat! Of course, as a parent, you also want to make sure they’re getting a balance of essential nutrients. But a healthy snack that ticks off all the boxes is as magical as a unicorn – something you only find in dreams. Well, wake up, because these kid-approved chocolate-peanut butter protein balls are very, very real. Low in added sugar, they offer adequate protein, carbohydrates and healthy fats. Have the kids help you bring the no-bake bites to life, and then you’ll all become believers.

Batch of Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Balls on Dark Wood Cutting Board with Yellow Towel |

Makes 14 balls
Macros per ball: 72 calories | 2 g net carbs | 7.5 g protein


3 scoops chocolate protein powder
1/2 cup powdered peanut butter
1/3 cup stevia-sweetened chocolate chips
2 Tbsp. cocoa powder
2 Tbsp. flaxseed meal
2 Tbsp. walnuts, chopped (optional)
Dash cinnamon


  1. In a large bowl, add all ingredients and mix until well combined.
  2. Divide mixture into about 14, one-ounce portions (2 tablespoons per ball) and roll into balls.
  3. Store in fridge to maintain freshness.