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Chocolate Mudballs

Well, Laura at “Heavenly Homemakers” has done it again.  She has taken a simple recipe, used whole ingredients, and provided my recipe box with one more “make often” recipe.

These chocolate mudballs just hit the spot!  They are great when you are wanting a bit of a chocolate treat, but use ingredients like wheat germ and oats to make them a treat that has some health benefits.  Love that!

I whipped them up in literally minutes, right before I left for my Tuesday Night Women’s Bible study group.  These women are often my taste testers with new recipes, I love their honesty and can count of the variety of tastes in the room to know whether or not a recipe is blog worthy! (I made bars that resembled bird seed one week and we all wondered if the birds would even eat them…they were NOT good:) These little mudballs received rave reviews, so here they are!

 

Mudballs
1/4 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup wheat germ
1/2 cup oatmeal
1/4 cup 
chocolate chips 
1/4 cup sesame seeds
Cook the peanut butter on honey over low heat until melted. Add remaining ingredients. When cool enough to handle roll into oohey gooey mud balls.
This batch made 12 balls, next time I will double the recipe.
My girls loved these.  They felt like they were eating cookie dough, and were disappointed that we had to share with my group!  I made them yesterday, and plan on going to the store for more sesame seeds so I can make them again today.  
I had a reader send me a recipe she thought I would like (how sweet is that?) and she was right on.  They are balls that are just like these, with just a couple ingredients switched up- they use ground flax seed instead of wheat germ, so it would be a great way to get those Omega 3’s!  Here is the link to that recipe if you want to check it out, the link will take you to a Disney website.  I will let you know when I make them how they turn out.
This post linked to:
Food On Fridays @ann kroeker. writer.
Recipe Swap Wednesdays @ Remodelaholic
Tempt My Tummy Tuesdays @ Blessed With Grace
Just Something I Whipped Up @ The Girl Creative
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  • Anonymous January 16, 2014 at 7:32 pm

    Do u keep these out or refrigerate them?

  • Mike January 13, 2013 at 8:00 pm

    The peanut butter most make it taste really good.

  • Hollie March 29, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    Would love to pin this, but for some reason am not able to… I’ll just save it to my favorites. Looks yummy. I like the fact that this recipe uses only a 1/4th cup of honey as compared to the 2/3rds cup that most recipes like this use. 🙂

  • Lisa G March 26, 2012 at 12:04 pm

    I have made these before, but with craisins, instead of the sesame seeds. They are super yummy! I used my smallest scooper for the size and they were perfect for my girls to snack too.

  • cherie godbey January 3, 2012 at 2:42 am

    These were so good! My 2 year old daughter loved them! I also tried your coconut chicken curry tonight, fantastic! Thank you for all of the wonderful recipes! Oh, and the book recommendations! I started the chronological bible yesterday and I am loving the way it reads! Thanks so much! 🙂

  • HammBone July 26, 2011 at 2:32 am

    Yum, these remind me of no bakes. My mom used to always make them with wheat germ. Must try them!

  • Carma September 26, 2010 at 11:35 pm

    Hey Amy i tried slivered almonds and chopped them up to act like sesame seeds and it’s really good!
    Macey

  • Carolina August 3, 2010 at 12:21 am

    Visiting from The Girl Creative. These look awesome! I’m going to have to try these… my (almost) 2 year old loves chocolate and peanut butter, but getting him to eat healthy is tough!

  • Mother★Lode July 13, 2010 at 3:38 pm

    ‘ve included this in my weekly inspiration roundup, blogged here:
    http://www.camilledawn.com/2010/07/tuesday-tumblr-5.html

  • Mother★Lode July 11, 2010 at 11:59 pm

    going in my must make soon and try line up – can’t wait!

  • Ica Majstorica April 24, 2010 at 1:19 pm

    You are so very welcome! Like your recipe, as well as the whole blog!
    Best regards from Serbia

  • Amy Bowman March 31, 2010 at 3:56 pm

    thanks, all. Let me know if you make them and what you think!

  • Brenda March 30, 2010 at 7:10 pm

    These do look delicious! I think I would really enjoy them.

  • Red Couch Recipes March 30, 2010 at 6:41 pm

    They look really good and, of course, I love the name! Joni

  • Sherry March 30, 2010 at 6:17 pm

    Yum – chocolate and healthy? WOOHOO! 😀

  • Amy @ New Nostalgia March 12, 2010 at 6:18 pm

    thank you for your comments ladies! love the excitement chocolate brings:) enjoy your mudballs!

  • Mum in Bloom March 12, 2010 at 1:47 pm

    Amy these were just so delicious! I made them last night and shared the recipe today
    http://muminbloom.blogspot.com/2010/03/recipe-dark-chocolate-mudballs.html

    Thanks for these heavenly treats 🙂

  • annkroeker March 12, 2010 at 4:14 am

    Oh, I wish it weren’t so late or I’d try these tonight. Guess I’ve got something to look forward to tomorrow! I know my kids will love these (me, too).

    As I browsed your most recent recipes, I am super-impressed. I want to try them all!

  • Annie @ Sister Wisdom March 11, 2010 at 5:34 pm

    Oh, these looks great and I love that they have wheat germ, oatmeal, and honey in them! I know my kids would gobble them up. Think i’ll make a batch tonight! Thanks for sharing.

  • Mum in Bloom March 11, 2010 at 2:20 pm

    I’m gonna go make these right now to share with my girlfriends. Thanks for the inspiration 🙂

  • Marianna March 10, 2010 at 10:47 pm

    Those sound delicious! And healthy to boot…

  • Jill March 10, 2010 at 10:35 pm

    Oh my goodness!!! these sound delicious!!!!
    Can’t wait to make some!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Blessings!
    Jill

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