Apple-Caramel Crunch Balls

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Apple-Caramel Crunch Balls
YIELDS
18 balls
CHILL TIME
30 Min

When you're looking for a way to get a quick burst of energy, why not reach for one of our Apple-Caramel Crunch Balls? These bite-sized treats are loaded with protein-packed nuts, and good-for-you fruits that'll satisfy your sweet tooth and keep you moving!

What You'll Need

  • 1/3 cup reduced fat peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup light margarine
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 cups wheat flakes cereal, coarsely crushed
  • 1/3 cup dried apples, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons walnuts, finely chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar-free caramel syrup

What to Do

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine peanut butter, margarine, and honey. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in cereal, apples, walnuts, and apple pie spice, until well mixed. Transfer to a small bowl; cover and chill 30 minutes. Divide mixture into 18 portions.
  2. Using slightly wet hands, firmly press mixture into balls. Place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet and refrigerate 15 minutes, or until firm.
  3. Drizzle balls with caramel sauce. Chill at least 15 minutes, and serve, or store covered in refrigerator.

Notes

Did you know that walnuts are a heart-healthy food? They're a great source of fiber, protein, and healthy fats! 

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 18

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 75
  • Calories from Fat 32
  • Total Fat 3.5g 5 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.7g 3 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 1.8g 4 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 0.0mg 0 %
  • Sodium 75mg 3 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 10g 3 %
  • Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4 %
  • Sugars 5.8g 0 %

Ratings & Comments

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this sounds like a good recipe, portion size would be very important for me, it is something I would make to take to a party of some sort...but does sound very good

Thanks, I can give my diabetic mother a christmas treat! Thanks Joe

I cannot thank you enough for adding the nutrition facts. I cook for a diabetic household and am very, very pleased to find this information. Regards, Barbara

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