Friday, September 23, 2011

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Snacks

Its Friday! That means it's time for another Your Recipe- My Kitchen Post.

I love sending my kids to school with a homemade treat in their lunch bags.  What I love even more is when that treat is healthy.  I bookmarked this recipe from Mommy's Kitchen a while ago and I am so glad I finally had a chance to make these yummy snacks.  The recipe yields 40 pb balls and I thought that would be too many so I cut the recipe in half....big mistake!  I think next time I may even double this recipe (I need some extra for me - I can't walk by the refrigerator without popping one of these bad boys in my mouth - so good!)    Thank you Mommy's Kitchen for this awesome recipe!  Enjoy!!

recipe from Mommy's Kitchen
What you need:
1 cup honey
1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
2 cups dry powdered milk
3 cups quick or old fashioned oatmeal, uncooked
1 - 2 tablespoons wheat germ
1/2 cup chocolate chips

What you do:
Mix all the ingredients together. Form into balls with hands.

 Freeze on a baking sheet lined with waxed paper until firm. Remove from freezer and store in a large zip lock bag in the refrigerator.


  1. I love that these are filled with only quality, REAL FOOD ingredients! And they have peanut butter and chocolate...double score.

  2. Mmm! These sound great! I'd love to have some for a quick snack you can just grab & go!

  3. These look tasty and easy. I think I will make them today:)

  4. That's a fabulous recipe! I'll be making those soon.

  5. These look delicious! Good change from typical cookie, my son would love to make & of course he these :) Visiting from tatertots!

  6. these look really good. seems like they would really fill you up!


  7. I am your newest follower! What great recipes! I love them all. Found you from UTT&D.

  8. Great recipe! I have all of the ingredients except the powdered milk. I could add in something else to keep the consistency good like ground nuts.

  9. Do you know what the powdered milk adds to it? Do you think you could omit it?

  10. G'day! Looks very healthy indeed!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Cheers! Joanne
    Viewed as part of Foodie Friends Friday Peanut Butter Party!

  11. G'day! Still looks very healthy to me!
    Thanks for sharing as part of Foodie Friends Friday Snack Party!
    Cheers! Joanne


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