Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Balls

Recipe:

1 cup rolled oats

1/2 cup lightly salted peanuts, or no salt added
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
*1/4 tsp salt *if using unsalted peanuts

Chocolate Coating

1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
2 teaspoons coconut oil

In a blender, blend oats and peanuts just until ground. Do not over blend!

Place mixture in a bowl and add peanut butter, honey, coconut oil, and salt *if using any. Mix until it comes together into a “dough.” Add chocolate chips and mix until chocolate chips are evenly distributed. Form
into 1 inch balls using a small ice cream scoop. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

In a microwave safe bowl, combine chocolate and coconut oil. Microwave in increments of 30 seconds, stirring every time until completely melted.

Coat the peanut butter balls with melted chocolate. Optional: Garnish with crushed peanuts and a touch of sea salt. Refrigerate until chocolate firms.

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