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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 34
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 113.3
  • Total Fat: 8.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 9.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 3.5 g

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GF Peanut Butter Sesame balls

Submitted by: JELLYBEAN007

Introduction

I can't have gluten and my son has hypoglycaemia, so he needs a high protein diet, and can't have sweets. I'm thanful to have this favourite of his, so that when I crave a treat, I can also eat cookies. Without much work, and without feeling guilty!
For variety, you can use cooked dates instead of honey, and add anything you like: puffed or crispy rice cereal, dried fruit, coconut...
I can't have gluten and my son has hypoglycaemia, so he needs a high protein diet, and can't have sweets. I'm thanful to have this favourite of his, so that when I crave a treat, I can also eat cookies. Without much work, and without feeling guilty!
For variety, you can use cooked dates instead of honey, and add anything you like: puffed or crispy rice cereal, dried fruit, coconut...

Number of Servings: 34

Ingredients

    1 cup natural peanut butter
    2 cups sesame seeds
    3/4 cup pumpkin seeds
    1/4 cup organic cocoa powder
    1/4 cup honey

Tips

This is a great use-what-you-have recipe. Hemp seeds, sunflower seeds, and nuts are frequent protein-boosts at our house. It's great with added coconut, raisins or other dried fruit, flax meal etc. Feel free to substitute liquid sweeteners, too: date paste, brown rice syrup, agave, or maple syrup have all been successful. I haven't tried applesauce yet, but it might worth a try!


Directions

Mix all ingredients. Form into balls with your hands. Refrigerate.
Adjust peanut butter and sesame seeds to get the texture you want (natural peanut butter may vary in consistency) Sometimes we use a lot more sesame seeds so that it is a more portable snack.






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  • yum yum yum!! i'm from the pond and peanut butter doesn't really get a lot of good press or many people eating it. This is the 1st recipe i wanted to try with it, yum. great recipe. easy and quick to make.thank you for sharing - 8/18/11

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