Health Benefits of Peanut Butter Bliss Balls
When we were kids, there was nothing better than a PB and J sandwich. Today, of course, we understand that jelly isn’t the healthiest option and so we seldom use it at home.
That said, we don’t miss out – these peanut butter bliss balls with dates don’t taste the same, but they’re close enough. What’s more, these peanut butter balls are packed with nutritious ingredients that you’ll love.
The peanut butter gives you a big boost of protein and helps you feel full for longer. Most people nickname these peanut butter energy balls because of this. The dates are full of fiber, nutrients, and natural sugar for a quick boost.
These dates and peanut butter healthy, make vegan bliss balls that taste great.
Can we substitute the ingredients?
As long as you’re swapping a like ingredient with a similar one, it’s OK. So, you could swap the peanut butter for almond or cashew nut butter, for example. We’ve got a few variations on our site to get you started.
How long will this last?
If stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator, they’ll last up to a week. Whether or not they’ll be left uneaten for a week is another story.
Can I freeze them?
Yes. You can freeze them for up to three months. Lay the balls in a single layer on a baking tray. Place them in the freezer open and leave overnight. The next day, place the balls into a freezer container or bag.
Freezing them upfront first will prevent them from sticking together in the packet.
- 10 Modjool Dates (pitted)
- ½ Cup of Peanuts (unsalted)
- ½ Cup of Almonds
- 3 TBS of Peanut Butter
- 2 TBS Cocoa Powder
- Add the peanuts, cocoa powder and almonds to a food processor and process
- Add in the Modjool Dates and peanut butter. Process together so mixture becomes consistent
- Roll a Table Spoon of mixture into a ball and press firmly together
- Repeat until the mixture is gone
- Put the balls in the freezer for about 10 minutes so they become hard