Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites

  • 1 cup pitted dates

  • 1/2 cup raw pecan halves

  • 1/3 cup canned pumpkin puree

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes

  • 1 teaspoon ure hazelnut (or maple) extract

  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup

  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

  • 1 pinch sea salt

Place dates in a bowl, cover with water and soak for 10 minutes. Drain and set aside. Place pecans in a food processor. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Remove and then shape into table-spoon-size balls and roll in reserved coconut. Refrigerate overnight in airtight container. Makes 16 bites.

Nutritional Information (per serving)

Calories 61, Protein 1g, carbs 9g, fiber 2g, sugar 7g