It’s the perfect balance of satisfying protein, with fall flavors to make you swoon. You can swap out peanut butter for almond butter, cashew butter, or even sunflower seed butter (to make it nut-free).
And if you happen to have pumpkin pie spice on hand, you could swap it for the cinnamon.
Mini chocolate chips and pretzels transform these treats into mini jack-o’-lanterns.
Experience the sweet, creamy flavor of robust vanilla as your daily superfood dessert.
Jack-O'-Lantern Protein Balls
Scare up a healthy treat like these Jack-O'-Lantern Protein Balls — they're perfect for Halloween or any time of year!
- ¾ cup all-natural smooth peanut butter
- ¼ cup pure pumpkin puree
- ¼ cup honey
- ¾ cup dry rolled oats
- 3 scoops Vanilla Shakeology
- ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
- 2 Tbsp. mini chocolate chips
- 12 small pretzel sticks, each broken into 2 pieces
Combine peanut butter, pumpkin, honey, oats, Shakeology, and cinnamon in a medium bowl; mix well with clean hands or a rubber spatula.
Shape mixture into 24 walnut-size balls.
Arrange chocolate chips in protein balls to resemble jack-o'-lantern faces. Stick a pretzel piece into the top of each protein ball to make a stem.
Place in airtight container; refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
Serve immediately, or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to five days.
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.
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Enjoy as an occasional treat. Be sure to track it.