Orange Creamsicle Protein Balls
 
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A raw cookie dough ball made with cashews that tastes like an orange creamsicle.
Serves: 19 balls
Ingredients
  • 1 cup cashews, lightly salted
  • ⅓ cup coconut, shredded, unsweetened
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp. orange extract
  • 1 tsp. maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp. french vanilla protein powder
Instructions
  1. In a food processor add cashews and coconut process until smooth and creamy (thick peanut butter consistency). You will have to scrape down the sides of the bowl a few times.
  2. Add vanilla extract, orange extract and maple syrup; process until combined. Add vanilla protein powder; process until combined. Taste test to see if it is sweet enough for you, if not add one more teaspoon of maple syrup.
  3. Line a baking sheet or a plate with parchment paper; set a side.
  4. Roll the dough into teaspoon size balls. Place on prepared baking sheet or plate. Do the same with remaining dough.
  5. Place the dough balls into the refrigerator or freezer until slightly firm. Store in an airtight container in the freezer or refrigerator.
Notes
Calories: 49.3, Fat: 3.9, Potassium: 48, Sodium: 2.1, Carbs: 2.9, Fiber: .03, Sugar: .07, Protein: 1.3
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 ball
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2013/07/20/orange-creamsicle-protein-balls/