No-bake Peanut Butter Balls – Keto Buckeyes Balls
Time for an easy no-bake treat with these 4-ingredient No-bake Peanut Butter Balls.
These melt-in-your-mouth Keto Buckeyes come with only 3.7 grams of net carbs per serving.
The best keto snack to fix your sweet craving in less than 20 minutes.
Are Classic Buckeye Balls Keto-Friendly?
Classic Buckeye Balls aren’t Keto-friendly. The traditional recipe is made with 4 cups of sugar for 30 balls.
That’s about 2 tablespoons of sugar per serving! It’s also made with regular chocolate, which is often high in carbs.
It’s therefore clear that classic Buckeye Balls are too high in carbs, so to learn how to make keto-friendly Buckeye Balls, keep reading!
How To Make Keto Peanut Butter Balls
No-bake recipes are great to fix your sweet tooth very quickly on a keto diet.
Unfortunately, most recipes call for sugar-free liquid sweeteners, not always easy to find in store. Good news, this Keto Buckeye Ball recipe doesn’t!
Let’s check the 4 easy ingredients you need to make these delicious balls.
- Peanut butter – Use fresh natural peanut butter, soft and runny. Peanut butter is keto-approved as long as it has no added sugar, I also recommend using pure peanut butter with no added oil.
- Coconut flour – make sure it has no lumps and measure precisely. Learn how to choose your keto flours.
- Sugar-free powdered Monk fruit or erythritol – it is basically the same thing as icing sugar but with no sugar and no carbs. Use my sweetener converter to convert from one to another!
- Sugar-free dark chocolate – I used sugar-free dark chocolate bars or chips sweetened with stevia. It is optional but depending on your sugar-free chocolate brand you may like to add a bit of coconut oil to melt it. Some brands tend to burn in the microwave if you don’t add a tiny bit of oil so I prefer to keep you aware of that.
Making You Own Powdered Sweetener
If you don’t have powdered sweetener, don’t panic! It is very easy to create homemade sugar-free powdered sweeteners.
First, add sugar-free crystal sweetener – erythritol or Monk fruit – into a blender.
Make sure you fully cover the blade or it won’t work.
Then, blend on high speed for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Your crystal sweetener will turn into an icing sugar texture, with no carbs and no sugar!
Finally, store your powder in an airtight container in the pantry for up to 3 months.
Use this as you would use icing sugar. It makes delicious cake glazing like in my keto lemon pound cake recipe.
Making Keto Peanut Butter Balls
These no-bake peanut butter balls are very easy to make!
All you need is to prepare the batter by combining the natural peanut butter with coconut flour and erythritol.
Then dip your Keto Buckey Balls into melted sugar-free dark chocolate.
A buckeye peanut butter ball is not fully covered by chocolate.
The trick to achieving this perfect result is to insert a toothpick in the middle of the ball.
Then, use the toothpick as a guide to roll the ball into the sugar-free melted chocolate without adding some on top.
Finally, close the little hole left by the toothpick with your finger.
Also, freeze your ball to set the chocolate quickly. I always place the balls on a plate covered with parchment.
It is the easiest way to remove the balls from the plate without breaking the chocolate shell.
More No-Bake Keto Recipes
I love creating no-bake keto dessert recipes. If you do, I recommend trying my other no-bake keto recipes with peanut butter:
I hope you guys enjoyed this simple no-bake peanut butter ball healthy recipe. Don’t forget to save it for later on Pinterest!
Keto Buckeyes (No-Bake Peanut Butter Balls)
Posted In:Chocolate ChipsCoconut FlourPeanut ButterNo-BakeDairy-FreeEgg-FreeGrain-FreeHealthyKetoLow-CarbPaleoVeganVegetarianBreakfastDessertSnackEasy5 IngredientsUnder 30 Minutes
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