No Bake Peanut Butter Truffles

We’re getting you all geared up and ready for back to school with tons of snacks and more you can make for your children as they head back to school in the fall. This snack packs a lot of protein into a small package- perfect for picky eaters. Keep them in the fridge for an after school snack, or serve as a healthy sweet treat. They’re so yummy that your kids will think they’re candy! As an added bonus, they’re also gluten-free.

No Bake Peanut Butter Truffles
Serves: 6
  • ¾ cup quick cooking rolled oats
  • ¾ cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • ½ cup creamy natural peanut butter
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
  1. Place all ingredients in a medium bowl, and stir to combine.
  2. Scoop one tablespoon of peanut butter mixture at a time, and roll with hands into a ball.
  3. Place balls in an airtight container lined with parchment paper, and refrigerate until chilled.


10 thoughts on “No Bake Peanut Butter Truffles

  1. Heather

    These look delicious! We have a dairy allergy in the family– do you have a suggestion for a substitution for the dry milk powder?

  2. Lorrie

    Also have dairy issues…which eliminates the soy option too…and don’t really want to add sugar…any other thoughts? Is the milk powder primarily to hold it together the way flour would?

    1. Heather Brown

      Hi Lorrie!
      We would suggest increasing the oats to 1 cup and adding 1/4 cup ground flaxseed or 1/4 cup gluten-free flour. Enjoy!

  3. Michelle

    I know you guys have discussed the dairy thing. We are a lactose intolerant family, too. I was thinking about using almonds that I process into a powder in the food processor. Do you think that would work. I was also thinking the almond flavor would be nice with the other ingredients.

    1. Heather Brown

      I would assume the homemade almond meal would work as a substitute for the dry milk. Not sure if the amount needed would change though…let us know how it works!

  4. cmarie

    This sounds yummy! I’ve heard of something similar…in my prenatal classes the teacher recommended this but instead of the mild powder she used protein powder. I totally forgot about it until this post. Thanks!

    1. Heather Brown

      Hi Leslie,
      You can certainly use natural PB. The only reason we called for “natural” is because we called these “clean eating” snacks, and it has to be natural to be “clean.” Enjoy!

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