1scoopPB protein powder, about 2 tablespoons(optional)
2cupsrolled oats (quick oats are fine, too)
½cupmini M&M's(or regular M&Ms)
½cupmini chocolate chips
In a large bowl, combine peanut butter, maple syrup, vanilla, and optional PB protein powder using a rubber spatula.
Add oats and combine with the peanut butter mixture.
Stir in M&Ms, and chocolate chips, using a rubber spatula or clean hands to combine.
Roll mixture into 1 ½ inch balls and place on a cookie sheet or platter. Makes 30 balls.
Serve and enjoy!
Store monster cookie energy balls in a sealed container or storage bag in the fridge for up to 7 days. To freeze, place them on a cookie sheet and put them in the freezer for about 1 hour. Once the energy balls are firm, transfer them to a freezer storage bag and freeze for up to 3 months.
Sunflower butter may be substituted for peanut butter.
If you like, add a tablespoon or two of ground flaxseed, chia seed, or hemp seed (hearts).