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Pumpkin Spice Protein Bites

cleaneatingwithkatie
This is a new pumpkin version of the Almond Butter Chocolate Protein Bites recipe and is perfect for pumpkin spice season. Unlike most other pumpkin spice things, this is made with real food ingredients and it won't leave you feeling hangry.
Prep Time 30 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 5 people

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup canned pumpkin
  • ¾ cup gluten free oats
  • 5 tbsp warm water
  • ½ cup cashew butter or other nut butter
  • 3 scoops collagen peptides beef or marine
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp raw local honey
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice

Instructions
 

  • Add the oats and the warm water to a bowl, stir and let sit for 30 minutes. 
  • Once the oats have absorbed the liquid, mix in the remaining ingredients.
  • Use a cookie dough scooper to portion energy balls in paper liners (they are a bit sticky).
  • Enjoy right away or refrigerate covered for up to 3 days (if they'll last that long!).
Keyword apple dessert, fall dessert, pumpkin spice, pumpkin spice protein bites, snack