Take energy bites to the next level with these pumpkin seed clusters that combine sweet with a kick of heat! This delicious pumpkin seed recipe is gluten free, high in protein and packed with fiber to keep you full and energized.
- ½ cup Betsy’s Best Gourmet Sunflower Seed Butter (or substitute with Peanut Butter or Almond Butter)
- ½ cup honey
- 1 Tbsp cacao powder
- ¼ tsp sea salt
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1 cup pumpkin seeds (or seeds or nuts of choice)
- 2 Tbsp chia seeds
- 1 cup crispy rice cereal
- 1 cup gluten-free oats
- ½ cup dried fruit/berries of choice (optional)
In a saucepan over medium-high heat, combine Betsy’s Best, honey, cacao, salt and pepper. Bring to simmer and cook 2 minutes. Remove pan from heat. Add pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, cereal, oats and dried fruit. Stir to combine. Place small drops on parchment paper and let cool before serving.
Enjoy your pumpkin seed clusters for breakfast, on-the-go or as a sweet snack!