Simple No-Bake Oreo Protein Balls Recipe with Oats

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These no-bake oreo protein cookies and cream balls have chunky peanut butter, oats, cookies and cream protein powder, and rolled in real Oreo cookie thins!

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The calories and macros per protein ball is 172 calories, 6 grams protein, 18 grams carbs, and 9 grams of healthy fats.

Protein oreo cookie balls square with calories and macros

A brief history of protein powder

Protein balls, made with protein powder, are somewhat of a new snack. In fact, protein powder didn’t even exist before the 1950’s (source). According to the article, “the first protein powder marketed to weightlifters, containing soy beans, wheat germ and sea kelp.”

Since that first protein powder made with soy beans and sea kelp, it’s gotten a lot more palatable. Made with whey or casein in my personal experience, the protein powder of today is much more palatable!

Looking for new ways to include protein powder in my diet, beyond drinking protein shakes, recipes made with protein powder was born.

Now, only a few short decades later, protein powder and protein powder recipes is an 18 billion dollar industry.

The making of a protein ball

After realizing you could get a whopping 20+ grams of protein from protein powder, without having to drink it, I was hooked on protein powder recipes. Eating my calories, rather than drinking them is so much more satiating!

So, combining a nut butter, oats, and protien powder, you can basically make any type of no-bake protein ball.

So far I’ve made:

So, while I’d love to get all my protein for the day in a protein ball, because they are so tasty, the nut butter does add quite a few calories. So, practicing portion control is very important, and definitely the hardest part of this delicious no-bake recipe.

So, give this a try, and let me know what you think!

protein cookies and cream protein balls square
protein cookies and cream protein balls square

No-bake Oreo Protein Balls with oats

These no-bake oreo protein balls have 6 grams of protein per ball. They are made with peanut butter, honey, and protein powder.
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Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Calorie
Keyword: cookies and cream protein balls, no bake protein balls, oreo protein balls
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 172cal
Author: Amy Roskelley



  • Add all ingredients except for the cookies in a bowl and mix until well combined
  • Crush oreos in a seperate bowl
  • Using a cookie scoop, scoop the dough into balls. Roll each ball in the Oreo crumbs. pressing it onto the outside.
  • Store i fridge until ready to eat.



Serving: 1ball | Calories: 172cal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g
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Nutrition Facts
No-bake Oreo Protein Balls with oats
Serving Size
1 ball
Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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