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Healthy Peanut Butter Powder Poppers

I felt like you guys needed this quick, healthy snack recipe…or at least I did, to help offset all the sugary treats busting out of my kitchen!  Healthy peanut butter powder poppers are an easy, one bowl snack recipe, that take 5-minutes to make, no special equipment and only require a few ingredients.

These poppers are on the healthier side…so note: they taste healthier, and are not as decadent as some of my other desserts tend to be.  I want to share with you guys a diverse collection of recipes here on the blog, that I hope you make…something for everyone.  I know not everyone has a passion for baking from scratch like I do, and a lot of people are looking for healthy recipes and dinner recipes with meal plans, so I am trying to include a little bit of everything to make everyone happy!

So if you are looking for a quick, healthy snack to have on hand to get you through those 3PM slumps and night time sweet tooth calls, then you definitely need to try this recipe!  This recipe was made on a whim after I got a request from a friend of mine, Chad, asking for some type of peanut butter protein energy ball.  Chad works with James, and we all work out at the same gym.  I am working on another energy ball recipe, in different flavors, after talking with Chad about exactly what he wanted!  But for now, I think this popper is pretty damn good for a healthy-ish treat!

This is the peanut butter powder I used…chocolate flavored of course!  But you can use any brand or flavor peanut butter powder you like.  What is peanut butter powder?  It’s an alternative to peanut butter that has 90% less fat than regular peanut butter.  You just add water to the powder to get it to a peanut butter-like consistency.

Chocolatey poppers!  And my gorgeous plate and bowl are from Wilmax!

Healthy Peanut Butter Powder Poppers

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Serves: 12 Cooking Time: 0-minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter powder (I used chocolate flavored)
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons quick cooking oats
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

1

Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper or wax paper. Set aside. In a bowl, add the peanut butter powder and water, and stir until combined. Add the graham cracker crumbs, oats, cinnamon and vanilla extract to the peanut butter mixture and mix until combined. Use a tablespoon measuring spoon to scoop tablespoon sized balls out onto prepared cookie sheet. Place cookie sheet in the refrigerator or freezer for at least 30-minutes to set, before transferring to an airtight container.

Notes

Store poppers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

Super easy to eat, errrr I mean make!

XOXO,

Kelly

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3 Comments

  • Reply
    Maria Doss
    January 28, 2017 at 8:58 AM

    Quick, easy and healthy snack recipes are always great to have on hand. We maintain a peanut-free home due to allergy issues, but I bet these would be just as great with almond butter.

    • Reply
      Kelly
      January 28, 2017 at 11:21 AM

      Hi Maria! Happy weekend to you! You could totally make these with almond butter! Just don’t add the water and if the poppers are too wet (depending on the almond butter you use), you can add more oats 🙂 XOXO

  • Reply
    Maria Doss
    January 29, 2017 at 11:29 PM

    Thank you for the pointers Kelly 🙂

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