peanut butter balls

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A Truffle-Like Confection That's Surprisingly Good for You
Whether you call them protein energy bites or peanut butter balls, these bite-size treats are a superb, healthy meal-ender. Kirkpatrick makes them by mixing together oats, peanut butter and whatever other additions she's in the mood for, from chopped, dried fruit to coconut to mini chocolate chips. You form the sticky mixture into balls, refrigerate and enjoy—without the sugar crash.