Kid-Friendly Vegan No Bake Pumpkin Spice Balls

Kid-Friendly Vegan No Bake Pumpkin Spice Balls2020-11-02T22:42:22+00:00

Project Description

mini pumpkin kid friendly bites

These balls are kid-friendly, allergen-friendly, gluten-free, vegan, soy-free, dairy free and the perfect bite-size snack for Halloween!

Makes 7-8 balls

Ingredients: 

  • 3/4 cup oat flour (if you prefer some texture, you could also sub part of this with rolled oats)
  • 1/2 scoop Growing Naturals vanilla pea protein* (add more protein if making for adults)
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree, canned
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tbsp maple syrup or sweetener of choice
  • Optional for extra energy: add 2-4 tbsp your choice seed or nut butter, and increase flour to 1 cup, or more as needed

*may be substituted with original or vanilla rice protein

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix with wooden spoon or by hand until thoroughly incorporated and forming into a dough. Sprinkle in more flour as needed if it feels too sticky.
  2. Divide dough in two, then each two into four balls of approximately 1.5-2 inch diameter.
  3. (Optional: To decorate like mini pumpkins): 
    • use dairy-free chocolate/white chips or chips of your choice to make faces
    • use pretzel sticks for pumpkin stems
  4. Place in the fridge for at least 20 minutes to help harden the balls before eating. Store in the fridge for up to 7 days.

 

Recipe by: Scarlett Full, in-house Registered Dietitian


Approximately (per 1 of 8 balls): 2.6g protein| 3g sugar | 11g carb | 1g fat | 1g fiber | 64 calories
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