Pumpkin Energy Bites

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Gluten free, pumpkin and spice filled energy bites make a perfect autumn on the go snack or morning pick-me-up. Amazing! Adapted from Gimme Some Oven.

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Chop the dates. I cut them each into 4 pieces.

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Combine the dates, honey, pumpkin puree, peanut butter, flax seeds, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt in the large bowl of an electric mixer. Fit with the paddle attachment and stir until combined.

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Blend in the oats and coconut flakes until smooth and combined. Try adding 1/2 cup of pumpkin seeds for even more crunch. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.

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Once chilled, use a spoon to shape the mixture into the desired size of energy balls. Shape it with the palms of your hands and place into a covered container. Store in the fridge up to 2 weeks.

Pumpkin Energy Bites
Gluten free, pumpkin and spice filled energy bites make a perfect autumn on the go snack or morning pick-me-up. Amazing!
Servings
16 bites
Servings
16 bites
Pumpkin Energy Bites
Gluten free, pumpkin and spice filled energy bites make a perfect autumn on the go snack or morning pick-me-up. Amazing!
Servings
16 bites
Servings
16 bites
Ingredients
  • 8 ounces dates chopped, about 1 packed cup
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 tbsp flax seeds or chia seeds
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
Instructions
  1. Chop the dates. I cut them each into 4 pieces.
  2. Combine the dates, honey, pumpkin puree, peanut butter, flax seeds, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt in the large bowl of an electric mixer. Fit with the paddle attachment and stir until combined.
  3. Blend in the oats and coconut flakes until smooth and combined.
  4. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
  5. Once chilled, use a spoon to shape the mixture into the desired size of energy balls. Shape it with the palms of your hands and place into a covered container. Store in the fridge up to 2 weeks.
Recipe Notes

Try adding 1/2 cup of pumpkin seeds for even more crunch.

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