Breakfast Peanut Butter Balls

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

Live at Five 4/21/2004 Lee Murphy, Knox County Health Dept.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup peanut butter (creamy or crunchy; natural, reduced-fat, or regular)
  • 12 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 14 cup honey
  • 12-34 cup flake cereal (oat, corn, bran, or other flakes)
  • 14 cup raisins
  • powdered sugar (optional)


  1. In a medium bowl, mix peanut butter, dry milk powder, and honey until smooth.
  2. Crush cereal by placing in plastic bag and crushing with rolling pin or by hand.
  3. Add raisins and crushed cereal to peanut butter mixture.
  4. Mix thoroughly.
  5. With your hands, form into balls the size of a nickel.
  6. Roll in, or sprinkle with, powdered sugar, if desired.
  7. Store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Most Helpful

5 5

These are so good and fun. I omitted the raisins and added coconut, mini chocolate chips and rolled in wheat germ. A huge hit and so versatile! Thank you!

5 5

What a yummy little snack! The protein keeps you satisfied. Great on the go nibbles, too!

5 5

I used to make a slightly varied version of this when I was a kid with my mom. Our difference was no cereal or powdered sugar and we rolled our balls in wheat germ. Yummy!