October 6, 2023

Enjoy the flavors of the season with these healthier energy bite treats.

Instead of reaching for that piece of chocolate for an afternoon energy boost, try having a Pumpkin Cranberry Energy Bite on hand to enjoy the flavors of the season. These no-bake treats are fast and easy to make, and pack pumpkin and cranberry flavor for a perfect fall and winter snack.

No Bake Pumpkin Cranberry Energy Bites
Recipe Type: Snack
Author: Haleigh Hemond
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Serves: 12 balls
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • ¼ cup canned pumpkin puree
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup almond butter
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
  2. Wet your hands with water, take a handful of the mixture and roll it into 1 inch balls. Set on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  3. Place in the refrigerator for 20 minutes (or the freezer for 10 minutes), then transfer the energy balls to an air-tight container.
  4. Store in the fridge.
Serving size: 1 ball Calories: 130 Fat: 5 grams Saturated fat: 0 grams Carbohydrates: 19 grams Sugar: 8 grams Sodium: 21 milligrams Fiber: 2.5 grams Protein: 4 grams Cholesterol: 0 milligrams

This recipe was provided by Haleigh Hemond, a Vanderbilt University Medical Center 2017-18 Dietetic Intern. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from Florida State University’s Honors College Program.