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Pumpkin Spice Protein Balls


  • Author: Lisa Kitahara
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 14 balls 1x

Description

These Pumpkin Spice Protein Balls are made with just 6 ingredients, in under 10 minutes and all in 1 food processor. Tender and crunchy balls that taste like fall- they’re high in protein, low in sugar, vegan & gluten free.


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Ingredients

Optional toppings:


Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients into a food processor and blend until the ingredients form a cookie dough like consistency. 
  2. Scoop out 1 heaping tbsp of the mixture and roll them into balls. I was able to make 14 balls that weighed around 28g each. 
  3. Place them into a parchment lined tray or container. 
  4. Optional step: drizzle on some melted chocolate and top with hemp seeds (or crushed nuts/seeds of choice). 
  5. Place them into the fridge or freezer to firm up for at least 30 minutes. 
  6. Store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks or in the freezer for up to 1 month for best taste and texture. 

Notes

  • If you find the mixture is too dry, add in 1-2 tbsp of nut butter or dates. If you find the mixture to be too wet, add in more protein powder or oat flour, 1 tbsp at a time. The amount needed will depend on how soft your dates are, how oily your nut butter is and how absorbent your protein powder is. 
  • Nutritional Information Disclaimer: Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated on an online tool (Cronometer).
  • Category: Snacks
  • Method: Food Processor
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 protein ball
  • Calories: 132
  • Sugar: 5.4g
  • Sodium: 60mg
  • Fat: 5.4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.5g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 5.8g
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 11g
  • Fiber: 2.1g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: pumpkin protein balls, pumpkin pie spice, pumpkin energy balls, protein bites