Peanut Butter Pumpkin Protein Bites {Gluten Free}
 
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Serves: 12-14 Bites
Ingredients
  • 1 cup gluten free rolled oats
  • ½ cup + 2 tbsp PB2 powdered peanut butter (or use ½ cup PB2 + 1 scoop vanilla protein)
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup pumpkin
  • 2 tbsp light/unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • ¼ cup mini semisweet chocolate chips, divided (2 tbsp + 2 tbsp)
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
Directions
  1. Put the gluten free rolled oats into the food processor and process on high for about 30 seconds until the oats are ground in course crumbs.
  2. Add powdered peanut butter. Pulse a few times to combine evenly.
  3. Add the maple syrup, pumpkin, almond milk, and vanilla. Process on high until the mix comes together. You may need to scrape the sides of the food processor 1 time.
  4. Add in the chia seeds and 2 tbsp of chocolate chips. Pulse until evenly distributed.
  5. Use a tablespoon to measure out scoops of the mixture and roll into balls. You will get 12-14.
  6. Once they are all rolled oat you can set them on a plate in the fridge to set up.
  7. In a small, microwave safe dish add 2 tbsp of chocolate chips and 1 tsp coconut oil. Microwave in 15-30 second intervals until melted. Check and stir frequently.
  8. Take the protein bites and dip half of each one into the chocolate and set on wax paper or a plate and place back in the fridge.
  9. Refrigerate the bites for at least 1 hour before enjoying.
Notes
Store in refrigerator.
Make this recipe dairy free by using Enjoy Life chocolate chips!
Nutrition Information
Calories: 104 Fat: 3.7 Saturated fat: 1.2 Carbohydrates: 15 Sugar: 6.3 Fiber: 3.2 Protein: 3.9
Recipe by Gluten Free Jess at https://glutenfreejess.com/2015/10/07/peanut-butter-pumpkin-protein-bites-gluten-free/