Thursday, May 5, 2011

Kids Protein Pops



Pops:
1 cup walnuts, chopped
2 cups granola
2 bananas, mashed
3 scoops Bluebonnet vanilla whey protein powder
2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips (white/dark)
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter
1 1/2 cups ginger cookies, crumbed

Combine all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl except for the ginger cookie crumbs. Using a teaspoon, form mixture into balls and coat with cookie crumbs (roll). Place in a small cookie sheet, making sure they're not touching. Set aside while you make the frosting.

Frosting (optional):
1/2 cup full cream Greek yogurt
Enough powdered sugar to make a thick paste 

Whisk yogurt and powdered sugar until they become thick. Dip truffles until fully coated and place in cupcake wrappers on a small cookie sheet. Insert lollipop sticks.

Refrigerate to set.

   


5 comments:

The Culinary Lens said...

What a great healthy snack for kids and so simple to put togehter

isabelleathome said...

I have to show my youngest this recipe. I bet we have it sometime this afternoon, we love anything with bananas and pb :)

Mia said...

Aren't they?

Mia said...

Isabelle - The grown-ups love this too!

Anonymous said...

How does whey protein powder qualify as unprocessed real food?

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