Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites

Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites

Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites
Photo by Beach Body

The sweet-and-sticky fruit that holds all the good stuff in this recipe together is known to be a great source of energy and fiber!

P90X/P90X2 Portions
1 Single Serving Snack

P90X3 Portions
½ Carb
1½ Fat

Container Equivalents
1 Purple 💜
½ Blue 💙

2B Mindset Plate It!
Enjoy as an occasional treat. Be sure to track it.

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 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

  1. Place dates in a medium bowl; cover with water. Let soak for 10 minutes. Drain. Set aside.
  2. Place pecans in food processor; pulse until finely ground.
  3. 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.
  4. Using clean hands, roll into tablespoon-sized balls; roll in reserved coconut (if desired).
  5. Store, refrigerated, in airtight container.

ENJOY!

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