No-Bake Pumpkin Seed Butter Balls

The perfect fall treat! These are packed with flavour..cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice filling combined with sugar-free chocolate-chips and pecans , coated in toasted pumpkin seeds. Delicious!

Serves: 9-10

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp(30g) cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp(30g) pumpkin seed butter
  • 1 tsp(5g) sour cream
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp splenda (OR another sweetener that measures like sugar)
  • 2 1/2 tsp truvia (OR 2 1/2 tbsp sweetener that measures like sugar-YES tablespoons)
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/16 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/16 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 cup almond flour(56g)
  • 2 tbsp(15g) finely chopped pecans
  • 1 tbsp(15g) sugar-free chocolate chips (I use these)
  • 1/4 cup(30g) unsalted pumpkin seeds

Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the chilled cream cheese with the pumpkin butter, sour cream, vanilla, sweeteners, salt and spices until well-combined.
  2. Stir in the almond flour until a thick batter begins to form(you can add an extra tablespoon if needed).
  3. Next stir in the chocolate-chips and pecans.
  4. Place the batter in the fridge.
  5. Meanwhile, place your pumpkin seeds on a baking sheet, place into the oven and turn it onto broil.
  6. Watch closely, they will only need a couple minutes at most.
  7. Remove from the oven, let them cool for a few minutes before chopping finely.
  8. Remove your dough from the fridge and roll into 9-10 small balls.
  9. Roll each ball in the pumpkin seeds and place on a plate.
  10. Freeze or refrigerate for at least an hour before eating!
  11. Store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks OR store in the freezer until ready to eat! Enjoy!
Nutrition per 1/9th of recipe: 8.5F/1.2C/4P & 1.5g fibre

 

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