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The U.S. Women’s National team loves these balls as a pre-match snack. In fact, athletes will bring the ingredients to make this recipe with them on international trips so they can have a familiar treat despite playing on the road. This recipe makes 15-20 balls, which can be stored in the fridge for up to five days
- 1.5 cups old fashioned oats
- 1/4 cup chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup peanut butter
- 1/4 cup honey
Mix honey and peanut butter until smooth. Stir in oats and chocolate chips. Mix until combined. Roll into bite-size balls and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Enjoy!