Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Balls That Are Better Than Reese’s
Sweet treats are an essential part of every celebration. Not only that, they are something that are readily enjoyed by people at any time of the day. Among these sweet treats, peanut butter chocolate balls are a favourite of almost every person. However, usually, such store-bought chocolate balls contain many added ingredients and preservatives that are not very good for your health.
We all know that chocolate and peanut butter when combined makes a truly delicious treat. Reese’s peanut butter cupcakes have acquired a universal reputation of being a mouthwatering delicacy. But what if we told you that you could churn up the same gluten free peanut butter balls right at your home? What’s more, it wouldn’t take much time and offers you an added benefit. You can control the ingredients of the recipe and make it as healthy as possible.
How to Make Gluten Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls at Home?
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You can make gluten free peanut butter balls no bake according to your food preference. It can be vegan or vegetarian. You just need to have the right ingredients for it. The basic requires the following ingredients:
1 cup of peanut butter
6 tablespoons of butter. If you’re a vegan you can use its substitute.
2 cups of sugar in powdered form.
1 cup of gluten-free rice Krispies cereals.
2 cups of chocolate chips
2 tablespoons of coconut oil
In a large bowl mix peanut butter and the vegan butter substitute. Mix them thoroughly for about one minute. Next, add sugar and rice krispies. Keep mixing it altogether till it acquires a thick consistency. You can use a hand mixer for this purpose.
Now with your hand make small size balls of this mixture and put them on a pan that is lined with parchment paper. Put this in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes.
Take a medium sized bowl and on it melt the chocolate chips and cocnut oil. Keep stirring in between till the ingredients are completely melted.
Take out the peanut butter balls and dip each one of them in the melted chocolate and oil mixture. You can use a fork to do this.
After covering all the peanut butter bowls in chocolate, put them back in the refrigerator. If you have any remaining melted chocolate, drizzle them over the peanut butter balls.
Thus, your peanut butter ball with rice krispies is ready. They are sure to taste delicious to everyone. After you get the hang of making these gluten free chocolate peanut butter balls, you can try its different variants. The other most popular way to enjoy peanut butter treats is to make gluten free peanut butter balls with oatmeal. Check out its recipe below.
How to Make Gluten Free Peanut Butter Balls with Oatmeal
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The ingredients you will need are:
5 cups peanut butter
½ cup of honey or maple syrup
Gluten free oats
Hemp, chia, or flax seeds
Take all the dry ingredients and mix them thoroughly. Now take all the wet ingredients like peanut butter and honey and warm them up.
Mix the wet and dry mixtures and allow them to cool slightly.
Cover them and refrigerate for around 15 minutes.
Take them out of the refrigerator and start to fold them into balls.
Voila! Your peanut butter balls with oatmeal are ready! Not only are they healthy, but they will also keep you full throughout the day and provide you tons of energy. Both these kinds of peanut butter balls can be consumed as a post-workout snack or whenever you feel the craving of something sweet. They are a lot better than the store bought processed food items.