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Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites

Katherine Flynn
10 time 30 mins

Serves 8 (serving size: 2 energy bites)

Pumpkin season is here but more importantly, pumpkin spice season! We aren't talking about lattes either. These bite-sized snacks pack in everything you love about pumpkin spice with natural warm flavors and fresh pumpkin puree. Don't stress making a pumpkin pie and save on the calories with these energy bites. Enjoy these as a grab-and-go breakfast or snack all throughout fall. 


  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup unsalted canned pumpkin puree
  • 2 teaspoons minced crystallized ginger

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 153
  • Fat 6.37 g
  • Satfat .76 g
  • Monofat 3.2 g
  • Polyfat 1.8 g
  • Protein 4.1 g
  • Carbohydrate 21.7 g
  • Fiber 3.7 g
  • Cholesterol mg
  • Iron 1.4 mg
  • Sodium 155.8 mg
  • Calcium 25.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Stir together oats, flaxseed, salt, all of the spices, and pecans. 

  2. Stir honey, almond butter, and vanilla extract together. Mix with oat mixture until fully combined. 

  3. Stir canned pumpkin and crystallized ginger with oat and nut butter mixture until fully combined.

  4. Using your hands* or a tablespoon measurer, form balls with the oat and pumpkin mixture. Let these sit in the fridge for 20 minutes to firm. Store the energy bites in your fridge in an airtight container for up to 4 days. 

Cook's Notes

*If you use your hands, wet them first to prevent any of the mixture from sticking.