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Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites

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Serves: 8 servings, 2 energy bites each
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.


Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: 122
Total Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 20 mg
Carbohydrates: 17 g
Fiber: 3 g
Sugars: 13 g
Protein: 1 g
P90X/X2 Portions
1 Single Serving Snack
P90X3 Portions
½ Carb
1½ Fat
Body Beast Portions
1 Fruit
1½ Fat
Containers*
1 Purple
½ Blue
*The FIXATE cookbook counts these Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites according to the containers listed above. One serving may also be counted as one yellow container, since it is a treat.
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