Peanut Butter Banana Fudge Balls (gluten-free, whole grain, dairy-free, vegan)

These five ingredient peanut butter banana fudge balls happen to be gluten-free, 100% whole grain, dairy-free and vegan and are super quick and easy to put together!

These balls may be a bit late for back to school week but who cares? They’re good every day of the year and it’s never too late for healthier snacks or desserts that actually taste good!

Peanut Butter Banana Fudge Balls - super quick and easy and gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free and 100% whole grain!

I made these gluten-free peanut butter fudge balls for a post on Food Fanatic but they’re too good not to share over here! They’re not exactly like fudge but they’re definitely fudge-like, which makes sense given that these consist primarily of peanut butter, banana and dates. I threw in some oats for fiber and some oat bran because it has a slightly better nutritional profile than oats (and I might have had a bag open for the past 5 years that I wanted to get rid of). If you don’t have oat bran, I’m pretty sure adding more oats would work.

My favorite part? They’re totally fruit sweetened! They have one banana and half a cup of dates so you don’t have to feel guilty about tossing a few of these in the lunch box (or eating half the batch in one sitting). I say this in every date containing recipe I post, but these do not taste date-y. These are all banana and peanut butter!

Peanut Butter Banana Fudge Balls – super quick and easy and gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and 100% whole grain!

I just got back last night from a little trip I took with Amanda from Kevin & Amanda and Stephanie from Plain Chicken. We went to New Orleans, y’all!

Bourbon Street in Amsterdam

Okay. Not really. It’s Amsterdam.

Cute Houses in Amsterdam

Sorry for the lousy picture quality. I took these with my phone.

Houseboats in Amsterdam

There were lots of house boats, cute houses, and a ton of good food.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

I actually wanted to bake something to post when I got back but I hurt my knee on the second day of vacation. Yesterday’s walk through the airport with a heavy backpack did not help. :( When I’m back on my feet, it’s time for apples! There shall be apple everything. :D

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10 comments on “Peanut Butter Banana Fudge Balls (gluten-free, whole grain, dairy-free, vegan)” — Add one!

  • Maggie says
    February 9, 2015 @ 10:46 pm

    I was wondering what the chocolate topping is…well, it looks like it would be chocolate…whatever it is could you please give me the recipe for that also…I want mine to look as beautiful as yours!

    • Erin replies to Maggie
      February 10, 2015 @ 11:41 am

      It’s indeed chocolate! Just melted chocolate. I don’t remember what the texture of these balls is right after rolling them, but if they’re slightly sticky, toasted coconut flakes would also be super yummy and pretty here. I hope you’ll enjoy them! :)

  • FoodNerd says
    September 7, 2014 @ 11:12 pm

    These look great! Would be perfect for my Virtual Bake Sale for Macmillan Cancer Support.

    FoodNerd x

  • Emily of Sugar Plum says
    September 3, 2014 @ 7:30 am

    Ouch. Hope your knee gets better soon. Amsterdam sounds like so much fun! I’d love to go there someday.

    These little fudge balls look amazing!

    • Erin replies to Emily of Sugar Plum
      September 3, 2014 @ 6:48 pm

      Thanks, Emily! And I hope you get to go to Amsterdam one day! It’s really nice. :)

  • Kristi @ My SF Kitchen says
    September 2, 2014 @ 1:41 am

    Oooh yummy! These look easy to make :)

  • Tamzin says
    August 29, 2014 @ 10:14 pm

    Yes please!!! I want some now

    • Erin replies to Tamzin
      September 1, 2014 @ 10:26 pm

      Come on over! I still have some in the freezer. :D


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