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COOKIE DOUGH PROTEIN BALLS

May 1, 2019

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Cookie Dough Protein BallsThese yummy cookie dough balls are made with chickpeas for a healthy dose of fiber and protein! Try this healthy recipe and visit Healthy Hands Cooking to learn about our instructor opportunity and healthy cooking classes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

COOKIE DOUGH PROTEIN BALLS

Makes: 32 Cookie Balls servings

Time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 15 Ounces Canned Chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 6 Tablespoons Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 Cup sunflower seed butter (or other nut/seed butter of your choice)
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Cup Oat Flour
  • 1/3 Cup Mini Chocolate Chips

Directions

In a food processor, puree chickpeas, maple syrup, sunflower seed butter, and vanilla extract until smooth (about 1 minute).
Add in the salt, cinnamon, and the oat flour. Pulse until the dough forms a ball. Add in more maple syrup, sunflower seed butter, or oat flour as needed. You should be able to roll the dough into balls.
Scrape mixture into a bowl and add in chocolate chips–you may have to use your hands to work them in, depending on how soft the dough is.
Roll into 1″ diameter/tablespoon sized balls and store in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 1 week or up to 3 months in the freezer.

Submitted by: Erika Speirs, nourishMe!

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Jan Pinnington

Jan Pinnington is the founder of Healthy Hands Cooking.

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