Introduction: No-Bake Golden Raisin Walnut Protein Balls
Looking for a quick snack to take on the go? These easy, no-bake, golden raisin walnut protein balls are perfect for post-workout sessions or a mid-afternoon energy boost. They are also easy to meal prep (no oven required) and store well in both the refrigerator and freezer!
My recipe yields 10-14 protein balls and takes 25 minutes to complete. Each ball packs approximately 166 calories, 6 grams of protein, 10 grams of healthy fat, and 15 grams of carbohydrates.
**This recipe contains nut products**
Step 1: Ingredients
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup organic creamy peanut butter, stirred to incorporate excess liquid
¼ cup honey
2 scoops vanilla protein powder (I used Orgain in this recipe)
3 tablespoons golden raisins
2 tablespoons walnuts, shelled and chopped
Almond milk (optional)
Step 2: Mix the Base Ingredients
Place oats, peanut butter, honey, and protein powder in a large bowl. Use a spoon and mix until all ingredients are incorporated into the dough.
Step 3: Add Golden Raisins and Walnuts
Use a spoon to stir golden raisins and walnuts into the dough. If the dough seems crumbly or too dry, add a splash of almond milk and stir again.
Step 4: Knead the Dough
With your hands, knead the dough until ingredients are well-combined.
Step 5: Roll and Refrigerate!
With your hands, roll and firmly pack the dough into balls (they should fit in the center of the palm of your hand). Transfer to a plate. Refrigerate for 10 minutes before you enjoy, or freeze for later!