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Healthy Almond Butter Balls

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The other day I was looking on Pinterest for some healthy recipes, and I came across this one for Peanut Butter Balls. It sounded so good, but I had some different ingredients on hand, so I wanted to try them out and create my very own recipe like this one. I used Almond butter so I labeled mine Healthy Almond Butter Balls.

Healthy Almond Butter Balls

If you need a yummy, healthy dessert and you are in a pinch for time, this would definitely be a recipe you will want to make. It took me about 5 minutes to throw these together. There is no baking involved or anything — and they are absolutely delicious.

Healthy Almond Butter Balls

Healthy Almond Butter Balls

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup creamy almond butter
  • 1/2 cup agave nectar
  • 3/4 cup nonfat powdered milk
  • 3/4 cup quick-cooking oats

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl; mix well. Using your hands, roll the dough into balls about the size of large gumballs. Place on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper, and refrigerate until set. Makes about 18 balls.

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I am definitely going to be making more of these the next time I need a healthy dessert to take somewhere.

The Nut Butter I used for this recipe

When I made this recipe, I had my choice of different kind of nut butters. Jif sent me all kinds of their new flavors to try, so I knew that the almond butter would be the one that I chose to make this with.

jif_almonds_cashews

These new nut butters come in either crunchy or creamy. They are no-stir and super delicious! While I have always been a big fan of peanut butter, I am now an even bigger fan of almond and cashew butter.

Which of these two would be your favorite to try?

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Inspire Me Wednesday {Issue 44}

Wednesday 11th of September 2013

[…] the mood for something sweet but trying to keep it healthy? These Healthy Almond Butter Balls, from Jen’s Journey, might be just the […]

Julie Gonzalez

Tuesday 10th of September 2013

You can make your own almond butter by taking almonds and placing them in a food processor. It's that easy. I will be trying this recipe.

Jennifer Sikora

Wednesday 11th of September 2013

Ooh! I will have to try that next time. Thanks for stopping by!

Mel {MamaBuzz}

Thursday 5th of September 2013

Mmmm, these look so good. I'd love to try these; we've always made regular peanut butter balls, and love that these are healthier. Thanks so much for sharing on Inspire Me Wednesday. Featuring in next week's issue.:)

Jennifer Sikora

Saturday 7th of September 2013

Awesome! Thanks so much for stopping by. When you feature if you will let me know, I will cross promote on my social media.

Tammy

Monday 2nd of September 2013

I need to find that Jif Almond Butter. I have a feeling it will be a lot more affordable than most of the other almond butters on the shelves. I really like using Almond Butter but it's so expensive.

Jennifer Sikora

Thursday 5th of September 2013

I found it at the store here the other day and it is around $6 for a tub of it. It is really delicious!

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