Christmas Pudding Flavored Protein Balls

Need a healthy, sweet, and simple recipe for a delicious holiday snack? It takes about 20 minutes of your time to easily whip up a batch of this Christmas pudding flavored gluten-free protein balls recipe.

– 1 cup dates pitted – 1/2 cup raisins – 1/4 cup coconut protein powder or your favorite vanilla protein powder – 1/2 cup pecans – 1 tablespoon orange juice fresh-squeezed – 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon – 1/4 teaspoon all spice – 1 teaspoon orange zest fresh – 1 tablespoon cocoa powder


– Put dates, raisins, protein powder, peacans, orange juice, cinnamon, all spice orange zest, and cocoa powder in a food processor. – Blend togethe


– Blend together all of the ingredients in a food processor for 2-3 minutes or until a smooth consistency is obtained.


– Scoop the dough using a small cookie scoop into approximately 12 even-sized balls. Roll the ball in the palm of your hand to pack the mixture tight. Place on a parchment-lined cookie sheet and chill for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.


Slowly melt the white chocolate in a double boiler. Remove balls from the refrigerator and top with a dollop of chocolate, encouraging slight drips down the side of the ball.


Place two small pieces of cranberry balls and 2 pumpkin seeds on each Christmas pudding protein ball to decorate like holly.


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