Magic Shell Yogurt Bites

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Introducing Magic Shell Yogurt Bites: a delightful high-protein snack perfect for keeping in your fridge. These bites feature a crunchy chocolate shell filled with creamy pumpkin yogurt.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  1. These bites are a fantastic high-protein snack option, ideal for keeping on hand in your fridge.
  2. Packed with Greek yogurt and pumpkin, they offer a tasty and nutritious treat.
  3. Greek yogurt is naturally rich in protein, while pumpkin provides a boost of Vitamin A.
  4. With a crunchy exterior and a smooth, creamy interior, these bites offer a satisfying texture contrast.
  5. They can be stored in the freezer as well, although I prefer the fridge for a creamier center.

Tips And Tricks:

  1. Ensure the yogurt bites are fully frozen before dipping them in the melted chocolate.
  2. Work in small batches when dipping to prevent the yogurt from melting too quickly.
  3. Make sure to completely coat the yogurt bites in chocolate to create the outer shell; otherwise, the yogurt may seep out once chilled.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. Can I make these vegan?
    Absolutely! Simply use vegan yogurt and chocolate.
  2. Why is my yogurt seeping through?
    It’s crucial to fully coat the yogurt in melted chocolate to create the magic shell. Any openings may cause the yogurt to seep out once chilled.
  3. Can I make these without pumpkin?
    Of course!
  4. Can I add protein powder?
    Yes, you can! Just mix it in when combining all the ingredients for the yogurt.

Magic Shell Yogurt Bites

Prep Time 4 hours
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 4 hours
Course Dessert
Servings 8


  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup creamy almond butter
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 cup chocolate chips melted


  • In a bowl, mix together the yogurt, pumpkin, maple syrup, almond butter, and vanilla.
  • Use a cookie scoop or spoon to add dollops of the yogurt mixture to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, spreading evenly in circles, and freeze.
  • When ready, melt the chocolate in a medium bowl, adding a touch of coconut oil for a smooth texture.
  • Working quickly, dip each frozen yogurt bite in the melted chocolate, fully coating them. Place them back on the parchment paper and return to the freezer.
  • Once fully frozen, store in the fridge and enjoy!


  • Ensure the yogurt bites are fully frozen before dipping.
  • Work in small batches to prevent melting.
  • Fully coat the yogurt in chocolate for the magic shell effect.

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