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Protein Bites

These Peanut Butter Protein Balls are so easy to make with just a few simple pantry ingredients. A healthy breakfast or snack on the go and loaded with peanut butter, cinnamon and protein powder. Low carb, keto, grain-free and gluten free.

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword baked oatmeal peanut butter, energy balls, energy balls recipes, energy bites, energy bites no bake, no bake energy balls, no bake energy bites, peanut butter protein balls, protein balls, protein bites recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 11 protein balls
Calories 92 kcal
Author Kelly


  • 1/4 cup drippy peanut butter can sub with nut butter or seed butter of your choice (do not use the nut butter from the bottom of the jar and be sure to stir before using)
  • 1.5 Tbsp Lakanto sugar-free maple syrup OR pure maple syrup
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1 cup superfine blanched almond flour
  • 1 tbs pea protein powder can also sub with 2 Tbs more superfine blanched almond flour


  1. In a large bowl, mix together the nut or seed butter, maple syrup, cinnamon, vanilla, salt, almond flour and protein powder (if using.

  2. Form and roll dough tightly (wet hands slightly if needed) into 1" - 1.5" balls.

  3. Store in airtight container in refrigerator or freezer until ready to enjoy.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Protein Bites
Amount Per Serving (1 protein ball)
Calories 92 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 4g8%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.