No Bake Pumpkin Pie Bites
1/2 cup pumpkin purée
6 Medjool dates, pitted
1/4 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup nut butter
3 T chia or flax seeds
1/2- 3/4 cup pecans or walnuts, divided
2 T pumpkin pie spice (Dak’s)
Optional: 1 t maple syrup or honey
In the bowl of a food processor, grind 1/4 to 1/2 cup of nuts well. Place ground nuts on a flat plate and set aside.
Put all of the ingredients, just the remaining 1/4 cup of the nuts, in the bowl of the same food processor. Pulse until well combined. Place contents in refrigerator to chill 5-15 minutes.
Roll a tablespoon size amount into a ball. Roll the ball in the ground nuts. Continue until dough is gone. Makes approximately 12-15. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour to allow flavors to combine. Enjoy.
Can be stored up to two weeks. Or in the freezer in an airtight container for a month.