5-Min Crunchy Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Balls are so simple to make at home in one bowl! They’re gluten free, vegan, and perfect any time of day!

Prep: 5 minTotal: 5 minutes
Servings: 14 1x


  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup agave nectar
  • splash vanilla extract
  • 1 cup blanched almond flour
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (Cacao v. Cocoa Powder: What’s the Difference?)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt
  • 1/2 cup puffed quinoa (aka quinoa crisps)
  • flaked sea salt for sprinkling on top


  1. Whisk together the natural peanut butter, agave nectar (honey or maple syrup works), and vanilla.
  2. Add the almond flour, cocoa powder, and sea salt.
  3. Whisk it or fold it together until completely combined.
  4. Fold in the puffed quinoa.
  5. Use a cookie scooper to scoop the balls and keep them uniform.
  6. Then, roll them between your hands to make them smooth.
  7. Place them on a cutting board or baking sheet lined with piece of parchment paper and sprinkle with flaked sea salt.
  8. Store in the fridge until ready to eat.
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