Honey Milk Balls

Makes: 20 servings
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Honey milk balls make a great afternoon snack – packed with protein and calcium.  They taste like a treat, so be sure to save a few for yourself.


1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup dry milk, non-fat
1/2 cup cereal (crushed)


1. Mix honey and peanut butter.

2. Gradually add dry milk and mix well.

3. Chill for easier handling.

4. With greased hands, form into small balls.

5. Roll in crushed cereal flakes.

6. Chill until firm.

7. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.



Honey should not be given to children less than one year of age.

See how to make this recipe and more on USDA’s What’s Cooking? YouTube site.


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I made this recipie but I used all the ingedients except cereal, I added instant oatmeal yummy! and healthy
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This was a nice snack alternative for my 2 year old.
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Participants loved the Peanut butter flavor and the ease of the recipe, very kid friendly and great for those non-cooks!
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They were very sweet and can curb the craving for sweets with not too many calories.
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Instead of rolling the honey milk balls in crushed cereal, I rolled it into crushed graham cracker.
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