Peanut Butter Balls

This quick snack is loaded with protein and is lower in sugar and unhealthy fats than candy bars or other processed snacks.


  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 2 Tablespoons honey*
  • 1/2 cup rice cereal

*Children under 1 year should not eat honey.


  • Add 2 Tablespoons raisins or other dried fruit.
  • Replace rice cereal with 1/2 cup quick oats.
  • Honey Bees- Shape balls into ovals for the body of a bee and place on waxed paper. Dip a toothpick into cocoa powder, then press gently across top of bees to make stripes. Stick almond slices into body for wings. Chill at least 30 minutes.



  1. Wash hands with warm, soapy water.
  2. Mix ingredients together and roll into balls.
  3. Refrigerate leftovers.

Makes 8 servings

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