Recipe By Ashley
Published May 25th
Prep 15m Cook - Additional 1h Ready In 1h 15m
Servings 30 small balls Calories 46.1

Kids love to make (and eat) these sugar free cookies.

Recipe Ingredients

  • ½ cup natural peanut butter
  • ¼ cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • ¼ cup unsweetened flaked coconut
  • ⅓ cup rolled oats
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ cup wheat germ
  • ¼ cup unsweetened apple juice concentrate, thawed

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Combine peanut butter, milk powder, and coconut in a large mixing bowl. Stir in oats, ground cinnamon, wheat germ, and apple juice concentrate until thoroughly combined.
  2. 2 Shape the mixture into 1 inch balls. Chill thoroughly before serving; store remaining nuggets in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 46.1
  • Carbohydrate 3.8 g
  • Cholesterol 0.2 mg
  • Fat 2.9 g
  • Fiber 0.7 g
  • Protein 1.9 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.8 g
  • Sodium 17.7 mg
  • Sugar 1.8 g


  1. Yummers these were easy and good! I used milk b/c I didn't have dry milk and used honey instead of apple juice concentrate. My husband and kids loved them too.
  2. These are a comfort food for me my mommy made similar ones for me when I was little. I did make some adjustments do to what I had on hand. I didn't have natural peanut butter just used the 'fatty stuff.' I had no wheat germ so I used graham cracker crumbs. I also didn't - Read more ...
  3. These are so simple yet SO good. I used honey instead of the apple juice and liked that flavor combination quite a bit. I threw in 2 or 3 tablespoons of Grape Nuts to give an extra crunch and made 24 balls with my cookie scoop and stuck them in the freezer on wax paper. - Read more ...
  4. These are fantastic!! I am giving these 5 stars however I did make some changes. I didn't have wheat germ so I used 1 scoop (2 T.) of hemp powder. Also used honey instead of apple juice concentrate. I've made peanut butter balls before and these sure beat the other ones to pieces. I like - Read more ...
  5. I like this recipe alot..I love peanut butter. Here is an idea that will make them even better. Grind some oatmeal in a blender to make oat flour. After mixing ingredients roll in oat flour and chill. You can also roll in an oat flour/cocoa powder mixture too.
  6. they were okay must really enjoy peanut butter.
  7. i have a home day care and the kids love to make the cookies. i love to let them because it requires no baking so i don't worry about the kids getting burnt. we sell the cookies at the local farmers market for the people who are on diets or are diabetic and they come - Read more ...
  8. I have a friend who does not eat sugar and I wanted to make her a treat that she can eat. These were not it.
  9. Our family loves this treat! I love the fact they are healthy and the kids consider them as much of a treat as cookies or candy. I always make at least a double or triple batch because we gobble them up so quickly.