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No Bake Pumpkin Energy Balls

Got some leftover pumpkin purée? These pumpkin spice energy balls are just what you need! Combining pumpkin puree with almond meal, almond butter, and a collection of spices, these are an energy ball made without dates that really satisfies! Vegan, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free, this is the perfect snack for lunch boxes or enjoying at home for an afternoon pick-me-up.
Prep Time5 mins
Freezing Time15 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Anytime
Keyword: bliss balls without dates, pumpkin energy balls, pumpkin energy bites
Servings: 15 serves
Calories: 100kcal

Equipment

  • Food processor

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup almond meal
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • cup pumpkin purée
  • 3 tablespoons almond butter
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla essence
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • cocoa powder, chia seeds, or a mixture of ground cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves optional for rolling the balls in

Instructions

  • Place all of the ingredients into the food processor.
  • Blend until everything is combined and a loose dough forms. If the mixture is too sticky, add in some additional almond meal.
  • Taking one tablespoon at a time, roll the mixture into balls.
  • Place the rolled balls onto a plate or small tray and place them into the freezer for a minimum of 15 minutes to set.
  • Store in the fridge or freeze.
  • Optional: roll the pumpkin energy balls in the cocoa, chia seeds, or mixture of ground spices before freezing.

Notes

Store: In the fridge for 5 days or in the freezer for up to 6 months.

Nutrition

Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 49mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 848IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg