HEALTHY PEANUT BUTTER BALLS

By Carine

www.theconsciousplantkitchen.com

VEGAN

GLUTEN-FREE

DID YOU KNOW?

Buckeye

Buckeye Balls - or Buckeye Candies - are named after the Ohio Buckeye tree and originated in the 1960s. The normal recipe uses a lot of sugar and butter.

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup Natural Peanut butter

1/4 cup Maple syrup

1 teaspoon Melted coconut oil

1 teaspoon Vanilla extract

3/4 cup Almond flour

2 tablespoons Coconut flour

1 tablespoon Coconut oil

1 cup Vegan dark chocolate chips

CHOCOLATE COATING

Combine PB & Coconut Oil

In a large mixing bowl, combine peanut butter with coconut oil

1

Add Maple Syrup

Add Maple Syrup and Vanilla Extract. Stir until fully combined.

2

Add Almond Flour

Stir in the almond flour.

3

Add Coconut Flour

Add the Coconut Flour to form a thick batter.

4

Combine the flour

Stir the dough with a spatula until the flours are fully combined. Scoop out 1 tablespoon of batter and roll into a ball. Place each ball onto a plate covered with parchment paper and freeze for 15 minutes.

5

Chocolate Dipping

Dip into melted chocolate leaving a circle uncovered by chocolate on top of the balls. Use a toothpick to keep your fingers clean.

6

Press the balls

Press the top of the balls to hide the toothpick hole for a typical Buckeye Ball shape

7

Freezing

Freeze the plate again to firm up the chocolate shell - about 5-8 minutes.

8

Enjoy!

Prep Time: 10 minutes Freezing Time: 15 + 5 minutes Makes: 12 Balls Calories: 221 kcal per Ball

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