Peanut Butter Dusted Chocolate Protein Puffs

by The Puritan's Pride Editorial Team

These quick and easy protein puffs will satisfy your cravings for both peanut butter and chocolate – no baking required!

Keep them on hand as a nutritious alternative when tempted by a certain peanut butter and chocolate candy that shall remain nameless.

Peanut Butter Dusted Chocolate Protein Puffs
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Peanut Butter Dusted Chocolate Protein Puffs

Course Dessert, Snack
Keyword Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Protein
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 puffs

Equipment

  • Electric hand mixer

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the protein powder, coconut flour, cinnamon, and flaxseed. 
  • Add the almond butter, manuka honey, vanilla extract, and milk to the bowl.
  • Blend with an electric hand mixer until a slightly sticky, paste-like texture is achieved.
  • Using your hands, roll the mixture into individual balls that are about 2-3 inches in diameter each. If the mixture feels too dry, add a splash of milk, blend, and try it again. 
  • Spread about 2-3 tablespoons of the powdered peanut butter across a small plate.
  • Roll each ball on the plate to coat with a small amount of the powder evenly across the entire surface.
  • Store in the fridge when finished.

Notes

Note that the flavor of the finished puffs, using the recipe above, tends to be only moderately sweet.  For a sweeter treat, add an extra teaspoon of manuka honey.
Are you REALLY craving peanut butter?  Try replacing the almond butter with peanut butter!
Per puff:  110 Calories,  5g fat,  9g carbohydrates, 5g sugar, 8g protein

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