Monster Cookie Protein Balls

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Check out this fantastic snack idea – Monster Cookie Protein Balls, packing in 9 grams of protein! It’s a delightful mix of your favorite monster cookie ingredients plus protein powder.

Introducing monster cookie protein balls! These tasty treats combine classic monster cookie ingredients with protein powder, giving you an extra boost of nutrition in every bite.

We absolutely love protein balls and monster cookies, so why not combine them? These high-protein snacks are a hit with everyone!

Our monster cookie protein balls feature all-natural peanut butter, oats, chocolate chips, M&Ms, chia seeds, and your preferred vanilla protein powder.

You can easily adjust this recipe to make it gluten-free and plant-based to suit your dietary preferences.

Monster Cookie Protein Balls

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Snack
Servings 14


  • 1 cup drippy all-natural peanut butter we recommend Trader Joe’s Brand or Good and Gather
  • 1/3 cup vanilla protein powder we used Garden of Life*
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup mini M&Ms
  • Optional: 1–4 teaspoons water*


  • Combine peanut butter, protein powder, rolled oats, chia seeds, honey, vanilla extract, salt, mini chocolate chips, and M&Ms in a medium bowl.
  • Mix the dough using a wooden spoon or your hands. Gradually add water by the teaspoon until you reach the desired consistency.
  • Use a 1 tablespoon cookie scoop to form dough into balls. Roll them between your palms until all dough is used, yielding about 14-16 balls.
  • Store the protein balls in the refrigerator for up to a week or freeze them for up to 3 months.


  • Use drippy peanut butter for the right consistency.
  • Feel free to add raisins or coconut flakes for extra flavor.
  • If the dough is too dry, add water gradually until you achieve the desired texture.
  • Store the protein balls in the fridge for up to 2 weeks or freeze them for up to 3 months.
  • Nutrition content may vary depending on the protein powder used.

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