Make These Healthy and Handy Peanut Power Balls For Your Next Hike

They don’t crumble and are easy to carry.

hiking snacks: peanut power balls in a dishPhoto Credit: Shutterstock
Servings Prep Time Cook Time Passive Time
20balls 15minutes 3minutes 30minutes refrigerated
Servings Prep Time
20balls 15minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
3minutes 30minutes refrigerated
Servings: balls
Servings: balls
  1. In a large bowl, stir granola with peanuts, cranberries, raisins, wheat germ, pumpkin seeds and coconut.
  2. In a small saucepan bring honey to boil. Boil vigorously for approximately 30 seconds then whisk in peanut butter. Add to granola mixture and stir to combine.
  3. While mixture is warm, firmly form into 1-1/2-inch (3.5 cm) balls. Refrigerate until firm. Store in an airtight container up to 2 weeks. Twist balls in waxed paper for perfect portability.
Recipe Notes

Nutrients per serving: 144 calories, 4 g protein, 20 g carbohydrates (2 g fibre), 52 mg sodium, 7 g fat

Recipe courtesy of the Peanut Bureau of Canada.