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Gluten-Free Chocolate Pumpkin Bites

These Gluten-Free Chocolate Pumpkin Bites are a tasty yet healthy snack, full of whole oats, cashew meal, pumpkin and dark chocolate!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert/Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, gluten-free, Pumpkin
Servings: 34
Calories: 71kcal
Author: Kaylee Pauley

Ingredients

  • 12 Medjool dates
  • 1 1/2 cups organic oats {certified gluten-free if necessary}
  • 1 cup cashew meal
  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 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
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3-4 oz dark chocolate finely chopped, approx 1/2 cup

Instructions

  • Remove pits from dates, add dates and oats to food processor and process until finely chopped/blended.
  • 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.
  • Add chopped dark chocolate to the bowl, reserving 2 tbsp for garnish, and pulse 3 to 5 times or just until mixed.
  • Line a pan with parchment paper.
  • 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.
  • Serve straight from refrigerator or allow to sit to room temperature, your preference!
  • Store in an airtight container up to 10 days or freezer for a month.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 71kcal | Carbohydrates: 11.7g | Protein: 1.4g | Fat: 2.5g | Saturated Fat: 0.8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.2g | Sodium: 2.9mg | Fiber: 1.6g | Sugar: 6.7g