Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites

Sharing this awesome recipe!!

Ingredients…..
1 cup pitted dates
Warm water
½ cup raw pecan halves (or pecan pieces)
⅓ cup canned pumpkin puree
¼ cup unsweetened coconut flakes reserve a small amount for garnish
1 tsp. pure hazelnut extract or pure maple extract
1 tsp. pure maple syrup
2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1 pinch sea salt or Himalayan salt

Instructions…..
Place dates in a medium bowl; cover with water. Let soak for 10 minutes. Drain. Set aside.
Place pecans in food processor; pulse until finely ground.
Add dates, pumpkin, coconut, extract, maple syrup, pumpkin pie spice, and salt; pulse until well mixed. Place in a medium bowl. Refrigerate, covered, for 30 minutes.
Using clean hands, roll into tablespoon-sized balls; roll in reserved coconut (if desired).
Store, refrigerated, in an airtight container.

Recipe Notes…..
Store leftover energy bites, refrigerated, in an air-tight container.
Maple extract can be substituted for hazelnut extract.

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25 Comments Add yours

  1. Thomas Knapp says:

    Thank you for this most delectable treat recipe

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  2. Renzi says:

    This looks good. Pinned this and it is added to my list of recipes.

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    1. Thanks so much. I hope you enjoy it!!

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  3. Hello, these look delicious. I think that we will be making some of these for Halloween and Thanksgiving.

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    1. Awesome!! I hope you enjoy them, and I love seeing people make healthier choices =).

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  4. Oh these look delicious!! I love pumpkin and I was just saying I need to find some healthy pumpkin recipes! Can’t wait to try these!

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    1. I think you will love them Amanda =)

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  5. bookishinspiration says:

    These look great! Can’t wait to try them. I love the photos – I am just starting to dabble in photography. Thanks for a great post.

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    1. You will love photography. It’s very addictive. =)

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  6. pamelaschm says:

    Ok, these look good, gotta try them…and even though everything is pumpkin this time of year- it’ll be made by me so……now to make a dog friendly version- ie no dates…..etc- so I can share them with my dogs!

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    1. I’ll see what I can do about posting a dog friendly cookie idea thats easy to make.

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  7. Terri says:

    This sounds great! I have a lot of food allergies, so I am always on the lookout for healthy snack recipes. Can’t wait to try this one! 🙂

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    1. I am glad you enjoyed the post Terri. Do try =)

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  8. jackie says:

    sounds incredible!! Heading to the kitchen now!!

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    1. How did they turn out Jackie? =)

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  9. Trina says:

    Can’t wait to try these – minus the pumpkin pie spice…just cinnamon.

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    1. =) Cinnamon works just as well.

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  10. catherinefree13 says:

    I am really looking forward to making these!! So glad you shared this!

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    1. Let me know how much you love them =)

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  11. Emily says:

    Everything about these has my mouth watering! I will have to try these!

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    1. Thank you Emily. Do try =)

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  12. These sound absolutely delicious (and seasonal)!

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    1. Thanks so much. Feel free to share pics with me if you try anything on the site. =)

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  13. Looks so good :))) Nice blog 🙂

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