3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Oatmeal Balls (No Bake)

this easy recipe for no bake peanut butter oatmeal balls yields soft & satisfying oatmeal balls bursting with peanut butter flavor! 

Happy Saturday!! Saturdays are for baking… Or are they? 😉 Perhaps today we change things up a bit by going the no bake route.

How’s that sound?

Today, we’re making the easiest 3 ingredient recipe on Beaming Baker. And as you may know, there are many. So get ready to grab your peanut butter, some oats, and perhaps a sassy little jar of maple syrup (or something, we’ve got to get creative!).

Let’s no bake the day away!

How to Make Peanut Butter Oatmeal Balls

Line

Line a medium baking sheet (or even a plate, it’s up to you) with parchment paper. 

Whisk

In a large bowl, whisk together peanut butter and maple syrup—until well mixed.

Heat

Heat peanut butter and maple syrup together either in the microwave or on the stovetop until warm and fragrant.

Stir

Add oats to the peanut butter mixture. Stir and fold everything together until very well combined. 

Scoop

Use a small cookie scoop to scoop and drop oatmeal balls onto the prepared pan (or plate!). Now you can choose to roll the peanut butter oatmeal mixture into smooth balls or leave ‘em be cuz that’s how you roll. You do you. 😉

Chill & Enjoy

Chill until firm and enjoy the best no bake peanut butter oatmeal balls ever! And also, go ahead and chill.

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The 3 ingredients you need

Ingredient 1

Unsalted, Natural Peanut Butter 

Ingredient 2

Old-Fashioned/Rolled Oats 

Ingredient 3

Pure Maple Syrup 

How to Store No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Balls

Room Temperature

Store no bake balls in an airtight container at room temperature for up to one month. Even stick ‘em in the fridge. Just make sure to keep your oatmeal balls away from heat sources and sunlight.

Freezer

Feel free to store your peanut butter oatmeal balls in the freezer. Just make sure to put them in an airtight, freezer-friendly container. Keep peanut butter oatmeal balls for up to 2 months.

Make delicious, snack-worthy 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Oatmeal Balls in just a few minutes, with just a few simple ingredients.

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I hope you absolutely love my 3 ingredient no bake peanut butter oatmeal balls recipe! Leave a comment below if you try it—you know I love hearing from you. Grateful that you’re here & joyful to share in these kitchen adventures with you. ‘Til the next one…

Sending you all my love and maybe even a dove, xo Demeter ❤️

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3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Oatmeal Balls (No Bake)


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3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Oatmeal Balls: this easy recipe for no bake peanut butter oatmeal balls yields soft & satisfying oatmeal balls bursting with peanut butter flavor!


Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Line a medium baking sheet with parchment paper or wax paper. Set aside for later.
  2. In a large, microwave-safe bowl, add peanut butter and maple syrup. Whisk together until well mixed.
  3. Heat in 20-second increments in the microwave until warm and fragrant, and the mixture is easy to stir (about 4-7 rounds). Whisk in between heating increments. *Stovetop Instructions in Notes.
  4. Add oats to the peanut butter mixture. Use a rubber spatula or wooden spoon to fold until thoroughly combined.
  5. Using a small cookie scoop, scoop and drop balls of oatmeal mixture onto the prepared baking sheet. Roll in the palm of your hands until smooth—you can skip this step if you like the shape of the scooped mixture. Enjoy! Storing instructions below.

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Recipes

Notes

Where to Buy Ingredients & Tools: small cookie scoop | natural, unsalted creamy peanut butter

Storing Instructions: Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator or at room temperature for up to 1 month.

Freezing Instructions: Store no bake balls in a freezer-friendly container for 1-2 months. Allow to thaw at room temperature for 5-15 minutes before enjoying.

*Stovetop Instructions: In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, add peanut butter and maple syrup. Whisk until well incorporated. Stir occasionally, heating until this mixture becomes smooth, easy to stir and is well incorporated. Remove from heat and carefully pour over the oats in a large bowl.

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Heat
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: no bake peanut butter oatmeal balls

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26 Comments

  1. This recipe was so delicious. These little balls are so easy to make and made a great treat.

  2. Ran across this recipe this afternoon and didn’t run to the store first, so used what I had…almond butter and sorghum syrup…the proportions you gave are terrific…next time I’ll try the peanut butter and maple syrup! 😉

  3. Demeter I love all your recipes. This one is easy and a new favorite. My kids loved helping make these – but we added chopped peanuts and raisins to the balls. SO nutritious and yummy.

  4. Another fun, easy, delicious, healthy recipe from you! These are great to transport on the go. Thanks for sharing another winner!

  5. These are so easy and so delicious! I couldn’t believe how simple they were to make and the whole family is loving them!

  6. What a great idea for a quick snack, they look very moreish. I have a few peanut butter fans in our family and I’m sure they will love your peanut butter oatmeal balls. thanks for sharing.

  7. Oh wow, what beautiful little snack balls, this would be so perfect for my kids lunch boxes! Thanks for a great recipe.

  8. You have me at no-bake! I love easy to make snack that require very little effort. Your snack look very inviting and delicious. I think I could easily eat a dozen at once