Protein Balls – No Bake Honeycomb Goodness

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A family favorite cereal in our household is Honeycomb – did you know that they are turning 50 this year?!  I’m excited to tell you a little more about Honeycomb as well as share a delicious recipe using them – Honeycomb No-Bake Protein Balls!  If you love Honeycombs, peanut butter, and chocolate chips, I’m sure you are going to love these delicious protein balls!Honeycomb No-Bake Protein Balls -02

Honeycomb was first introduced in 1965 and is a classic Post cereal.  Do you remember the unforgettable jingle?  It first debuted in a commercial with Honeycomb Kid, an animated cowboy, and was themed after the 1957 hit by Jimmie Rodgers “Honeycomb.”  You can read a little more about Honeycomb’s story here.

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The Most Delicious Protein Balls Ever

There are a lot of yummy recipes on Honeycomb’s website – including S’mores Snack Mix, Monkey Munch, and Lickety-Split Crunch (Honeycomb AND frozen yogurt?! YUM!).  I decided to come up with my own recipe for today’s post.  I am excited for you all to try these No-Bake Protein Balls.  With the great taste of Honeycomb cereal, combined with peanut butter, chocolate chips, coconut, and honey – you are in for a real treat!

Honeycomb No-Bake Protein Balls

Course Breakfast
Servings 17 -20 Protein Balls
Author Courtney Pies


  • 2 Cups Honeycomb Cereal
  • 3/4 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/3 Cup Chocolate Chips
  • 1/3 Cup Shaved Coconut
  • 2 Tablespoons Honey or Agave


  1. Crush the Honeycomb Cereal by hand or put in a food processor and pulse into very small pieces.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add the crushed Honeycomb cereal, peanut butter, chocolate chips, coconut and honey. Stir to combine.
  3. Place a small scoop of mixture on your palm and roll it into a 1” bite size ball. Repeat until the mixture is all rolled out.
  4. Refrigerate for 1 hour to firm up.
  5. Enjoy immediately or refrigerate for up to 5 days.

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  1. patricia delgado says:

    I make something similar but using rolled oats. I never thought to use cereal thanks for sharing.

  2. Jeanine Carlson says:

    This is like a candy bar- loads of sugar! I wouldn’t be able to keep them in the house, lol!

  3. Elizabeth Johnson says:

    I like how simple these are! I’ve never thought to use cereal, but I’m sure it would taste great.

  4. Nena Sinclair says:

    These look delicious and I love that they’re no-bake!

  5. Yum! I love that I don’t have to bake which cuts time way down.

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