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Pumpkin Spice Superfood Balls

These Camu Camu Pumpkin Spice Balls are a delicious way to boost your immunity thanks to vitamin C rich camu camu powder.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Firming up20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Healthy Snacks
Keyword: camu camu, maca
Servings: 4 people
Author: Stephanie Rome
Cost: $15

Equipment

  • Baking sheet or plate
  • Food processor
  • Airtight storage container

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pitted Medjool dates
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 tablespoon maca powder
  • 1 tablespoon camu camu powder
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger root
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • ¾ cup pumpkin puree
  • Extra shredded coconut for rolling

Instructions

  • Soak the dates for 10 minutes in warm water before draining and patting dry.
  • Place dates in a food processor with the vanilla extract and pulse until crumbled.
  • Add the walnuts, coconut, maca, camu camu and pumpkin spice, ginger and salt and pulse.
  • Add the pumpkin puree a little at a time while pulsing. It should form a sticky ball of dough.
  • Place the dough in the fridge for 20 minutes to firm up.
  • Roll into balls and dust with shredded coconut.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

Notes

These pumpkin spice balls can be mixed with yogurt for a healthy breakfast or eaten alone on the go. Feel free to add any other nuts or seeds you like. Since they're pretty flexible, anything goes!
They should last for up to a week in the fridge.