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Protein Balls

You will fall in love with this easy and delicious protein ball recipe.  Packed full of all the goodness and protein you need and nothing you don't.
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword no bake protein balls, protein ball recipe, Protein balls
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 16 Balls
Calories 172kcal
Cost $15


  • Food Processor


  • 1 cup rolled oats not quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup raw coconut
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 2 cups pitted dates
  • 1 tbsp MCT oil or coconut oil
  • 1/2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp ground flax seed or flaxseed meal
  • 1/2 cup rice crispy cereal
  • 2 scoop flavored or unflavored protein powder


  • Line a sheet pan with parchment paper and set aside.  Using a food processor add rolled oats and mix for 30 seconds.  Add in shredded coconut and pecans and mix another 30 seconds. 
  • Add in dates, MCT oil, salt, vanilla, maple syrup, and protein powder, process until blended.
  • Add the rice crispy's and ground flax seed to food processor and continue mixing until all ingredients are incorporated.  Using a cookie scoop or spoon, form into balls and place on prepared sheet pan.  Place in the freezer for 1 hour. 


Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 81mg | Potassium: 206mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1.1mg