Pumpkin Oatmeal Energy Bites

30-35 energy bites


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)



  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. 

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.