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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 a coffee or a glass of ice-cold almond milk.

Servings: 6
Serving Size: 1 walnut ball

Ingredients for cocoa walnuts 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 walnuts 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

Nutrition facts

Per Serving

calories: 146

fat: 13g

carbohydrates: 6g

sugar: 1g

fiber: 2g

protein: 4g

sodium: 37mg

potassium: 63mg

Disclaimer: Type2Diabetes.com cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.

Comments

  • Thomas A McAtee Jr. moderator
    2 months ago

    Those look very, very good.

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