Pumpkin Oatmeal Energy Bites


Servings: 
30-35 energy bites

Ingredients: 

3 cups quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats (uncooked)
½ cup canned pumpkin
½ cup nut butter
¼ cup honey
½ cup raisins 
2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice (or cinnamon)
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla (optional)
1 cup shredded coconut, unsweetened  (optional)




Directions: 

 

  1. In a large bowl, add pumpkin, nut butter, honey, salt, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla. Stir well until smooth.
  2. Add oats and raisins. Stir until combined.
  3. Use a tablespoon to scoop mixture into your hand, one tablespoon at a time.
  4. Shape into a one-inch ball and place on a baking sheet.
  5. Store the energy bites in the refrigerator, in a plastic container or plastic bag for up to one week.
  6. Energy bites can also be stored in the freezer for up to two months. 

 
Optional:
For added texture, roll energy bites in coconut using these instructions.

  1. In a small bowl, add 1 cup shredded coconut.
  2. Drop each ball into the bowl of shredded coconut and roll the ball around until it is lightly covered.