Toasted Coconut-Peanut Butter Quinoa Balls

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Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Desserts, Snacks
Cuisine American
Servings 24 Servings
Calories 173.72 kcal


  • Oven


  • 1/2 cup quinoa uncooked
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups flaked coconut divided
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter creamy, all natural
  • 2 tbsp date syrup
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon ground
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees while you line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Rinse the quinoa in a fine mesh strainer under cold water.
  • Place the cup of water and quinoa in a medium sized saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 12 to 15 minutes or until quinoa is tender then place to the side to cool.
  • Spread the coconut on the prepared baking sheet and bake for about 9 minutes or until lightly browned and toasted. Place to the side to cool.
  • Combine quinoa, 1 1/4 cups coconut, peanut butter, date syrup, cinnamon, and vanilla in a medium bowl.
  • Shape mixture into 1' balls. Roll in remaining coconut to coat then place excess in the refrigerator to firm up. Enjoy!


ALERT!!! Because of the high fat levels this recipe should only consumed by those on the 2000 calorie plan.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Toasted Coconut-Peanut Butter Quinoa Balls
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 173.72 Calories from Fat 136
% Daily Value*
Fat 15.09g23%
Saturated Fat 11.37g71%
Sodium 32.78mg1%
Potassium 154.88mg4%
Carbohydrates 9.08g3%
Fiber 3.66g15%
Sugar 2.49g3%
Protein 2.98g6%
Vitamin A 0.65IU0%
Vitamin B1 0.02mg1%
Vitamin B2 0.03mg2%
Vitamin B3 0.87mg4%
Vitamin B5 0.23mg2%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg5%
Vitamin C 0.28mg0%
Vitamin E 0.49mg3%
Vitamin K 0.07µg0%
Calcium 15.03mg2%
Copper 0.2mg10%
Folate 10.1µg3%
Iron 1mg6%
Manganese 0.67mg34%
Magnesium 33.67mg8%
Phosphorus 73.24mg7%
Selenium 5.97µg9%
Zinc 0.63mg4%
Ess-Methionine 49.47mg
Ess-Tryptophan 33.52mg
Ess-Threonine 90.33mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 150.95mg
Ess-Arginine 399.6mg
Ess-Lysine 120.95mg
Ess-Leucine 208.72mg
Ess-Isoleucine 101.7mg
Ess-Histidine 73.95mg
Ess-Valine 141.62mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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