PROTEIN PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE BITES

protein pumpkin cheesecake bites

 

‘Tis the season for pumpkin treats! Our friend @basilandbiceps has put her own delicious spin on the beloved pumpkin spice trend and has made Protein Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites. With a Munk Pack Snickerdoodle Protein Cookie crust, the perfect amount of spice and sweetness is added to the mouthwatering cheesecake tops. Grab the recipe below!

pumpkin cheesecake bites

Crust:
1 1/2 Munk Pack Snickerdoodle Protein Cookies
1 tbsp melted coconut oil

Cheesecake Layer:
1 1/2 cups soaked raw cashews
1/4 cup pure maple syrup
1/4 cup oat milk or other plant based milk
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup melted coconut oil
1/4 cup pumpkin puree
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

Directions:
1. Add crust ingredients to food processor and pulse until crumbly.
2. Press into muffin lines and set into muffin tins, leaving a little extra for the top.
3. Place in freezer and set for 10 minutes.
4. Add cheesecake ingredients to food processor, minus pumpkin and pumpkin spice.
5. Blend on high until completely smooth.
6. Dump half the cheesecake mixture into a bowl, to the remaining half add in pumpkin and
pumpkin spice. Pulse until combined.
7. First pour out cheesecake into each muffin tin, and place in freezer to set for 20 minutes.
8. Remove from freezer, top with pumpkin cheesecake, and sprinkle on crumble and chopped
pecans (optional)
9. Let sit in freezer for 1 hour to completely set before enjoying.

Up Next: 8 VEGAN INFLUENCERS YOU SHOULD FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM