Learn how to make pumpkin energy balls in just 5 minutes and with 8 ingredients! Made with canned pumpkin and pumpkin spice, this easy vegan energy ball recipe is healthy and delicious. The pumpkin balls taste like a mix of pumpkin pie, pumpkin donut holes and pumpkin cake bites. This quick healthy snacks recipe is vegan, naturally sweetened, gluten-free, paleo and Whole30 approved.

Learn how to make vegan no-bake pumpkin energy balls! Made in the food processor with pumpkin spice, raw almonds and coconut flour, this easy homemade energy bites recipe makes delicious pumpkin truffles. The pumpkin balls taste like pumpkin pie, donut holes & cake bites. This quick healthy snacks recipe is gluten-free, paleo & Whole30. ideal for kids, clean eating, breakfast, lunch or dessert. Grain fee, no added sugar, dairy free. #energyballs #vegan #nobake #pumpkin | countryhillcottage.com

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Pumpkin Balls  – Easy Healthy Energy Balls Recipe

With the first autumn chills, all I want is to cuddle up with a book and enjoy a delicious healthy pumpkin treat. This cake-like pumpkin spice energy balls recipe tastes like pumpkin donut holes and takes only 5 minutes and 8 ingredients.

Energy bites are wonderful healthy snacks for kids, for work or on the go. Whether you need and energy boost in the morning or mid-afternoon, this healthy snacks recipe provides sustenance and keep you focused. Loaded with nutrients, vegan energy balls satisfy those pumpkin spice cravings in the best way. No doubt, you’ll love them.

Healthy snack on the go

I try to avoid processed food and store-bought snacks. They’re often stuffed with refined sugar, preservatives and other additives. One of the reasons why I love to make energy balls from scratch is that I know exactly what’s in them. With this vegan energy balls recipe, you only get good protein, healthy fats and filling fibre, all rolled into a delicious and easy pumpkin dessert.

Keep my no-bake energy balls in your freezer all fall long – then they’re available whenever you need a healthy treat without added sugar. I definitively like to have a stash of vegan energy balls around.

Learn how to make vegan no-bake pumpkin energy balls! Made in the food processor with canned pumpkin, pumpkin spice, raw almonds and coconut flour, this easy homemade energy bites recipe makes delicious pumpkin truffles. This quick healthy snacks recipe is gluten-free, paleo & Whole30. Ideal for kids, clean eating, breakfast, lunch or dessert. Can also be made with honey, oatmeal and peanut butter. Grain fee, no added sugar, dairy free. #energyballs #vegan #nobake #fall | countryhillcottage.com

Pumpkin energy balls: a great vegan no-bake snack

This homemade no-bake energy balls recipe is made with pumpkin puree, dried apricots, almonds, coconut flour, and a splash of maple syrup to sweeten it up. This combination is fruity and fresh but also tastes like vegan edible cookie dough or pumpkin pie filling. So good!

Looking at the ingredients, you can see that this simple energy ball recipe is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free and suitable for the paleo diet and Whole30 diet. And when you swap the almonds and almond butter with sunflower seeds and sunflower seed butter, you get nut-free energy balls. Meaning almost everyone can enjoy them.

I can’t wait for you to try these no-bake pumpkin energy balls. They are:

  • soft and chewy
  • made with pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice
  • naturally sweetened
  • vegan and gluten-free
  • super satisfying
  • the perfect portable snack

Best of all, pumpkin pie balls taste so good – think a mix between pumpkin pie, pumpkin donut holes and pumpkin truffles. Pure healthy pumpkin bliss!

Learn how to make vegan no-bake pumpkin energy balls! Made in the food processor with pumpkin spice, raw almonds and coconut flour, this easy homemade energy bites recipe makes delicious pumpkin truffles. The pumpkin balls taste like pumpkin pie, donut holes & cake bites. This quick healthy snacks recipe is gluten-free, paleo & Whole30. ideal for kids, clean eating, breakfast, lunch or dessert. Grain fee, no added sugar, dairy free. #energyballs #vegan #nobake #pumpkin | countryhillcottage.com

Ingredients for pumpkin energy balls

Want to know the reason that this energy balls recipe is so yummy? It’s because of the variety of the ingredients! Each one adds it’s own aroma to the pumpkin balls. The energy bites recipe can be customised and I included a few substitution options:

A food processor does all the heavy lifting in my vegan no-bake energy balls recipe. These healthy energy bites can also be made in a blender or in the blending jar of a hand blender.

Gluten free vegan no bake pumpkin energy balls are an easy, healthy, quick & cheap homemade food gift for fall, Thanksgiving, Halloween, your friends and family, for teachers, your boyfriend, or just to say thank you. As a packaging idea, put the energy bites in a jar or cute mason jars and decorate them with our free printable labels. Tab the image & learn how to make this healthy pumpkin spice gourmet food gift idea. #foodgift #energyballs #Halloween #freeprintable | countryhillcottage.com

How to make pumpkin energy bites

These energy balls with pumpkin are one of the easiest vegan fall desserts you can make. It only takes a few minutes and a blender. Here’s how to make pumpkin energy balls:

  • Simply put all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until a smooth dough forms.
  • Roll tablespoons of the mixture into energy balls. I used 2 tablespoon portions because I wanted pumpkin balls that resemble vegan no-bake donut holes.
  • Optionally, roll the pumpkin energy bites in pumpkin spice and almond flour.

And there you have it, yummy healthy no-bake pumpkin energy balls.

Learn how to make vegan no-bake pumpkin energy balls! Made in the food processor with pumpkin spice, raw almonds and coconut flour, this easy homemade energy bites recipe makes delicious pumpkin truffles. The pumpkin balls taste like pumpkin pie, donut holes & cake bites. This quick healthy snacks recipe is gluten-free, paleo & Whole30. ideal for kids, clean eating, breakfast, lunch or dessert. Grain fee, no added sugar, dairy free. #energyballs #vegan #nobake #pumpkin | countryhillcottage.com

Tips for making the best pumpkin spice energy balls

Here are a few tips to help you get the best pumpkin energy balls:

  • Add the maple syrup gradually. Start with just 3 tablespoons and keep adding more until you like the sweetness and the mixture has a soft, pliable texture. 3 to 4 tablespoons are enough texture-wise, 8 tablespoons will create a smooth, cookie-dough like consistency.
  • This energy ball recipe turns out best with thick canned pumpkin. You can learn how to thicken pumpkin in my homemade pumpkin puree recipe.
  • Don’t have pumpkin spice? Use ground cinnamon, ginger or cardamom to season your healthy energy balls instead
Learn how to make vegan no-bake pumpkin energy balls! Made in the food processor with pumpkin spice, raw almonds and coconut flour, this easy homemade energy bites recipe makes delicious pumpkin truffles. The pumpkin balls taste like pumpkin pie, donut holes & cake bites. This quick healthy snacks recipe is gluten-free, paleo & Whole30. ideal for kids, clean eating, breakfast, lunch or dessert. Grain fee, no added sugar, dairy free. #energyballs #vegan #nobake #pumpkin | countryhillcottage.com

How to store pumpkin energy balls

Pumpkin energy balls can be kept at the counter for a day. They will last longer in the refrigerator. Put the vegan energy bites in an airtight food container and stored them refrigerated for up to 5 days.

And the best way how to store energy balls? Freeze the pumpkin bites! The last for 2 months and you can get a pumpkin bliss ball whenever you’re ready to eat one. They firm up a bit in the freezer but remain chewy, I actually prefer energy bites frozen.

Gluten free vegan no bake pumpkin energy balls are an easy, healthy, quick & cheap homemade food gift for fall, Thanksgiving, Halloween, your friends and family, for teachers, your boyfriend, or just to say thank you. As a packaging idea, put the energy bites in a jar or cute mason jars and decorate them with our free printable labels. Tab the image & learn how to make this healthy pumpkin spice gourmet food gift idea. #foodgift #energyballs #Halloween #freeprintable | countryhillcottage.com

Pumpkin balls: a healthy homemade food gifts idea

As a reader of this blog, you probably know how much I love to make and package homemade food gifts. Energy balls are unique edible gifts and healthy gourmet food gift ideas. The are thoughtful gifts for your family and friends, coworkers, teachers, or to bring to a party as hostess gift. It’s a great snack to bring to work to share and a healthy snack for kids (Halloween… hint, hint.)

Because food gifts in a jar are super cute, I put a few energy spice bites into a jam jar and also threw in a few dried apricots for good measure. I used empty, cleaned jam jars, clip top jars or mason jars will work, too. I decorated easy fall gift with a big eyelet ribbon and a printable gift tag from our Prestwood Pumpkin collection.

Gluten free vegan no bake pumpkin energy balls are an easy, healthy, quick & cheap homemade food gift for fall, Thanksgiving, Halloween, your friends and family, for teachers, your boyfriend, or just to say thank you. As a packaging idea, put the energy bites in a jar or cute mason jars and decorate them with our free printable labels. Tab the image & learn how to make this healthy pumpkin spice gourmet food gift idea. #foodgift #energyballs #Halloween #freeprintable | countryhillcottage.com

More healthy pumpkin recipes

When those pumpkin spice cravings strike, be prepared! I you like this easy energy ball recipe, you might also enjoy these simple no-bake energy balls. And check out the following vegan and gluten free pumpkin recipes:

Learn how to make vegan no-bake pumpkin energy balls! Made in the food processor with canned pumpkin, pumpkin spice, raw almonds and coconut flour, this easy homemade energy bites recipe makes delicious pumpkin truffles. This quick healthy snacks recipe is gluten-free, paleo & Whole30. Ideal for kids, clean eating, breakfast, lunch or dessert. Can also be made with honey, oatmeal and peanut butter. Grain fee, no added sugar, dairy free. #energyballs #vegan #nobake #fall | countryhillcottage.com
Pumpkin Energy Balls Recipe – Vegan Gluten-Free Paleo Pumpkin Balls

Pumpkin Energy Balls Recipe – Vegan Gluten-Free Paleo Pumpkin Balls

Yield: 30 energy balls
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Learn how to make pumpkin energy balls in just 5 minutes and with 8 ingredients! Made with canned pumpkin and pumpkin spice, this easy vegan energy ball recipe is healthy and delicious. The pumpkin balls taste like a mix of pumpkin pie, pumpkin donut holes and pumpkin cake bites. This quick healthy snacks recipe is vegan, naturally sweetened, gluten-free, paleo and Whole30 approved.

Instructions

  1. Weigh out the ingredients.
  2. Place the almonds in a blender or larger food processor fitted with an “S” blade. Pulse until the almonds are just ground.
  3. Add the coconut flour, maple syrup, almond butter, pumpkin, ground cinnamon, pumpkin spice, and dried apricots. Blend in 30-second intervals until a sticky dough forms. Don’t over-process the dough, the mixture is ready when you can form a dough ball.
  4. Roll tablespoons of mixture between the palms of your hands into balls.
  5. To decorate the pumpkin energy bites, mix 1/2 cup almond flour with 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice. Roll the truffles in the almond flour mixture.

Notes

Storage and shelf life

Pumpkin energy balls can be kept at the counter for a day. They will last longer in the refrigerator. Put the vegan energy bites in an airtight food container and stored them refrigerated for up to 5 days.

Energy bites freeze very well and last for 2 months in the freezer.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 30 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 64 Total Fat: 3g Saturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 15mg Carbohydrates: 7g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 4g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 2g

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