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pumpkin cookie protein balls

Pumpkin Cookie Protein Balls

Maggie Michalczyk, RDN
Pumpkin cookie protein balls are the perfect post workout or midday snack packed with protein and fiber. Super easy to make with simple ingredients, you'll love having these to snack on!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins


  • 1 1/2 cup regular or gluten free old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup creamy unsweetened peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree*
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder and or 1 serving of collagen
  • 1 tbsp. chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp. pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tbsp. mini chocolate chips or cocoa nibs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • pinch of salt


  • In a medium sized bowl combine all ingredients and stir with a wooden spoon to combine. The batter will be thick!
  • Use a cookie scoop to portion out mixture and roll into balls using your hands.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for a week or freeze for longer.


Don't have pumpkin or don't want to add it? It won't impact the texture or consistency of this recipe that much so you can go without it if you must!
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