Cocoa Walnut Peanut Butter Balls

This sweet treat features walnuts and ground flaxseeds. Both ingredients are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which have received praise for their ability to improve blood lipids and reduce inflammation. Enjoy this dish with a cup of coffee or a glass of ice-cold almond milk.

Servings: 6
Serving Size: 1 walnut ball
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients for cocoa walnut peanut butter balls

  • ½ cup walnuts, pieces
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed meal
  •  ¼ cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened
  • 1 tsp Truvia Baking Blend
  •  1 tsp flaxseed oil
  •  1 tbsp milk

Directions for cocoa walnut peanut butter balls

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Roast walnuts on a baking sheet at 350 degrees for 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Use a stand mixer to combine ground flaxseed meal, crunchy peanut butter, dry cocoa powder, Truvia Baking Blend, flaxseed oil, and milk.
  4. Mix in roasted walnuts.
  5. Use a small cookie scoop to portion mixture into 6 even walnut balls.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 146
  • carbohydrates: 6g
  • fat: 13g
  • fiber: 2g
  • potassium: 63mg
  • protein: 4g
  • sodium: 37mg
  • sugar: 1g

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