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Peanut butter balls and a new recipe experiment

Last night I was having a craving for something a little sweet, yet something that was healthy. I was thinking…thinking and then came the idea to make peanut butter balls! I haven’t made them in a long time, and I used to make them with protein powder in high school but I didn’t have any protein powder. I googled a few recipes and decided to give it a try.

The ingredients were quite simple:

3/4 cup of natural peanut butter

3/4 cup of icing sugar (I need to find a substitute eventually)

1/2 tsp of vanilla

Mix with a mixer and then roll into balls. Place in fridge.

Melt some chocolate, I melted like 1/2 cup of chocolate chips and added about 1 TBSP of shortening, then took the balls out of the fridge, coated them in chocolate and put them back in the fridge.

I let paul taste one first and he said they tasted EXACTLY like reeses pieces cups. Literally. I shared some with my coworkers and they all agreed, they said they tasted BETTER.

This is by no means a healthy recipe, I only ate one because they are SOOO sweet, hence why I brought someĀ  to work to get rid of them cause i am never going to eat them all. I would go into a coma.

If anyone can tweak the recipe to a more healthy touch by all means let me know what you do! I might play around with it again with some protein powder instead and see what I can figure out.

On another note, I wanted to try a new gluten free pizza crust recipe, one that is fluffy, not thin crust like every single recipe you find. I found this amazing recipe that has ingredients I have never seen anywhere for gluten free goods. I am going to pick up the items tomorrow and try it out on Sunday.

Here’s the recipe: Gluten free pizza crust

I will let you know on Monday how it turns out!

 

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