Gluten-Free Chocolate Pumpkin Bites
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These Gluten-Free Chocolate Pumpkin Bites are a tasty yet healthy snack, full of whole oats, cashew meal, pumpkin and dark chocolate!
Recipe type: Dessert/Snack
Serves: 34
  • 12 Medjool dates
  • 1½ cups organic oats {certified gluten-free if necessary}
  • 1 cup cashew meal
  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tbsp honey {substitute with maple syrup for vegan}
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp almond milk
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3-4 oz dark chocolate, finely chopped, approx ½ cup
  1. Remove pits from dates, add dates and oats to food processor and process until finely chopped/blended.
  2. Add cashew meal, flaxseed, pumpkin puree, honey, vanilla extract, almond milk, pumpkin pie spice, and cinnamon to date and oat mixture. Pulse 8 to 10 times or until ingredients are well blended.
  3. Add chopped dark chocolate to the bowl, reserving 2 tbsp for garnish, and pulse 3 to 5 times or just until mixed.
  4. Line a pan with parchment paper.
  5. Roll mixture into small balls (approx 32-34 depending on size) and place on lined pan, top with reserved chopped dark chocolate. Put in refrigerator for approximately one hour or in the freezer for 20-25 minutes.
  6. Serve straight from refrigerator or allow to sit to room temperature, your preference!
  7. Store in an airtight container up to 10 days or freezer for a month.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 ball Calories: 71 Fat: 2.5 Saturated fat: .8 Unsaturated fat: 1.2 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 11.7 Sugar: 6.7 Sodium: 2.9 Fiber: 1.6 Protein: 1.4 Cholesterol: 0
Recipe by Lemons and Basil at