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It’s officially that time of year… when every food blogger on the internet busts out all the pumpkin, cranberry, apple, (insert fall food of your choice) recipe they has been hiding from you all year long. So, it shouldn’t surprise you that I decided to give my Pumpkin Pie Protein Bites a little makeover this week. I’ll be making these on repeat for the next few months and I know once you make them yourself, you’ll want to do the same. 

 Pumpkin Pie Protein Bites
pumpkin pie protein bites
These nutrient dense Pumpkin Pie Protein Bites are a perfect Fall snack!
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Chill time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Diet: Diabetic, Gluten Free
Keyword: no bake gluten free pumpkin cookies, protein bites
Servings: 30 bites
Carbohydrates: 10g

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pecans
  • ½ cup chopped almonds
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds
  • ½ cup low sugar breakfast cereal like Cheerios, or something similar
  • 2 Tbsp protein powder
  • ¾ cup raisins
  • ¾ cup medjool dates pits removed
  • ¼ cup pumpkin puree

Instructions

  • Combine the first 9 ingredients (through the protein powder) in the food processor and pulse until they form a powder (about 20 seconds).
  • Add in the remaining ingredients until it starts to ball up (about 1-2 minutes). You may need to scrape down the sides once or twice, and resume processing.
  • Using wet hands: Roll batter/dough into balls, and roll in crushed almonds or cereal if desired OR Press batter/dough into a plastic wrap lined square pan, then place another piece of plastic wrap on top and press flat.
  • Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. If you pressed the batter/dough flat, remove the plastic wrap pieces, and cut into desired shape.  Enjoy!

Notes

The nutrition facts presented here are estimates only. The brands you use and product types chosen can change the nutritional information presented. To obtain the most accurate nutritional information, you should calculate the nutritional information with the actual ingredients you use.

Nutrition

Serving: 1bite | Calories: 75kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g
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