Oat and Almond Butter Ball Turkeys

Oat and Almond Butter Ball Turkeys

Betsy’s Oat and Almond Butter Ball Turkeys are a super fun, kid-friendly Thanksgiving dessert recipe.  These cute bite-sized energy balls are decorated to look like a turkey and will be “gobbled” up by the whole family!  Prep the balls ahead of time and let the kids decorate them!  They are almost too cute to eat and make a fantastic centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table

Ball Ingredients:

1/2 C Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

1/2 c oats

1/4 c honey

1 tsp vanilla

1 T chia seeds

1 T hemp seeds

1/4 tsp sea salt

Step By Step Almond Butter Ball Directions:

 

Step 1: Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well

Step 2: Form into ball

Step 3: Place in the refrigerator to set

Yield:  8-10 balls

Decorating Ingredients:

 

1/2 c flax seed, whole

slivered almonds, divided into 3 separate baggies

Food colorings

Large pretzel sticks

Small pretzel sticks

Candy corn

Licorice, red pull apart strings

Candy eyes

1/2 C Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

Step By Step Decorating Directions:

 

Step 1In 3 separate baggies place about 1/4 of slivered almonds in each bag.

Step 2: Add 1-2 drops of food coloring of your choice and massage.  Set aside.

Step 3: Place the flax seed in a bowl ake the BB ball and roll to cover in the flax coating.

Step 4: Take large pretzel stick and cut to about 1 inch and place a small hole in the front of each ball with a drop of Betsy’s Best and place pretzel.

Step 5: Take the candy corn and wrap a small piece of the licorice over it. Place a drop of Betsy’s Best at the top of the pretzel facing the front and secure the candy corn and eyes.

Step 6: Place the smaller pretzels in the back of the ball to resemble the tail.

Step 7: Place the slivered almonds in the front of the small pretzels alternating the colors.

With our kid-friendly Oat and Almond Butter Ball Turkeys your Thanksgiving dessert will become a family tradition. Please share some pictures of your family making and eating tis healthy holiday treat. 
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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie Dough Balls

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie Dough Balls

Betsy’s chocolate chip oatmeal cookie dough balls are a great way to end your day. Chocolate and cookie is the perfect match for a sweet treat! Mixed with the great taste of Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butters makes a cookie irresistible! The best part is you don’t have to wait for the baking process. These raw cookie dough bites are the best.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 Cup Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter

¼ cup rolled oats

¼ cup oat flour (or whole wheat pastry flour)

¼ tsp kosher salt

1 Tbsp natural cane sugar

½ tsp pure vanilla extract

3 Tbsp pure maple syrup (or honey)

¼ cup dark chocolate chips

Step By Step Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie Dough Balls Recipe Directions:

Step 1In a food processor, process Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter and oats until reaching fine crumble.

Step 2: Add flour, salt and sugar, and process for a few more seconds.

Step 3: Pour in maple syrup and vanilla, and process until combined.

Step 4: Dough should be sticky. Stir in chocolate chips by hand, or use processor.

Step 5: Form dough into balls.

Step 6: Store in the fridge or freezer.

Step 7: Enjoy your chocolate chip oatmeal cookie dough balls!!

Swap out dark chocolate for white chips and add cranraisins for another wonderful twist on Betsy’s tasty chocolate chip oatmeal cookie dough balls recipe! Please let us know, was it #LoveAtFirstTaste?

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Creepy Crawler Nut Butter Energy Balls

Creepy Crawler Nut Butter Energy Balls

For many, the most frightening part of Halloween isn’t a ghost or ghoul! It is the sugar and fat loaded treats and snacks that pop up everywhere.  From school lunch bags, to office desks, Halloween parties, and of course, trick or treating, these spooky health-sabotaging “treats” are lurking everywhere.  This year fight back with healthy and super delicious halloween inspired recipes.  That’s right! Make your own treats and enjoy your Halloween more than ever. To get you started here is a fun, no-bake energy bar recipe that will have kids and adults alike SCREAMING for more.

Creep Crawler Nut Butter Energy Ball Ingredients:

1/2 c of your favorite Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut or Seed Butter
1/2 c oats
1/4 c honey
1 tsp vanilla
1 T chia seeds
1 T hemp seeds
1/4 tsp sea salt

Combine all ingredients in a bowl until combined.  Form into balls and set aside.

Yield 8 balls

Now it is time to decorate and have fun.

Chia spider Directions

Roll Betsy’s ball in the chia to cover.  Place in a small cupcake paper.  Use honey to stick on eyes and licorice for the legs.

Hemp Eyes Directions:

In a plastic bag add 1/4 c hemp hearts and add 4 drops of green food coloring.  Mix to combine.  Add Betsy’s ball to bag and mix around to coat.  Place on plate and dip big eye in honey and place in the center of the ball.

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls

You’re gonna love Betsy’s Best chocolate chip cookie dough balls recipe! Why?  These cookie dough balls taste amazing, They’re gluten-free. They have way less sugar than other cookie doughs. Go ahead and mix it up, Betsy bets you will have trouble not eating it all before sharing with friends. After all, it’s one of her favorite desserts! #LoveAtFirstTaste!

Ingredients:

3 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Sunflower Seed Butter

½ cup unsalted raw cashews

½ cup regular rolled oats (or gluten-free oats)

¼ cup brown teff flour (or gluten-free flour)

½ tsp sea salt

2 Tbsp organic cane sugar (or another sugar substitute)

3 Tbsp pure maple syrup (or honey)

½ tsp pure vanilla extract

¼ cup non-dairy chocolate chips

¼ diced peanuts (or almond pieces)

¼ cup gluten-free rice crisp cereal

Step By Step Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls Recipe Directions:

Step 1: In a food processor, process cashews and oats until reaching fine, flour-like consistency.

Step 2: Add flour, salt and sugar. Pulse until combined.

Step 3: Add Betsy’s Best and vanilla and combine.

Step 4: Add maple syrup gradually until desired consistency is reached. Process until dough forms, scraping sides of the bowl as necessary. Dough will be very sticky! If too sticky to form into balls, add a little flour.

Step 5: Add chocolate chips and nuts into processor and pulse. Scoop dough into a bowl and stir in rice crisp cereal.

Step 6: Form balls with the dough.

Step 7: Store in the fridge or freezer.

Step 8: Enjoy your chocolate chip cookie dough balls.!

Betsy’s chocolate chip cookie dough balls are great in the freezer to eat later (so you can practice portion control)! Please let us know in the comments below. Was it #LoveAtFirstTaste?

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