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Healthy Pumpkin Energy Bites

  • Author: Delphine Fortin
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 15 balls 1x
  • Category: Desserts
  • Cuisine: Healthy

Description

Healthy energy bites bursting with pumpkin pie flavors. Vegan and gluten free, they make a perfect seasonal snack to take with you on any occasion.


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup (90g) old fashioned oats (gluten free)
  • 1/4 cup (30g) chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1/4 cup (4Tablespoons/65g) almond or peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup + 2 Tablespoons (90g) pumpkin puree
  • 2 Tablespoons maple or agave syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup (45g) mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. In a food processor, place half of the oats (1/2 cup/45g), the already chopped pecans, nut butter, pumpkin puree, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and spices. Pulse two or three times, until well combined.
  2. Transfer the dough into a large mixing bowl. Add the remaining oats, the mini chocolate chips, and stir well.
  3. Using a cookie scoop or your hands, shape and roll the dough into balls.
  4. Place onto a plate and chill in fridge for at least one hour. You can store the energy bites in the fridge in a airtight container for up to a week.