Pumpkin Pie Bites

Pumpkin Pie Bites {no bake, gluten free, under 10 minutes} - girlheartfood.com

~ Pumpkin Pie Bites ~

These Pumpkin Pie Bites are made with a few basic ingredients and are a fabulous way to use up that huge can of pumpkin puree you have hanging around in your fridge.  Plus, they are a tad healthier than having a big hunk of pumpkin pie (which I love, by the way).  Fair warning – you just may want to eat more than one!

Hey everyone!  Happy Thanksgiving to my fellow Canadians!  What are you up to?  I hope you are face first into a big ol’ plate of turkey dinner with all the delicious sides.  Speaking of sides, what’s your fave?  I think mine has got to be dressing, otherwise known as stuffing.  I don’t know what it is about that stuff, but I can eat a huge plate of just that….oh, and with gravy.

I’m going to keep this short today cause I got some eatin’ to do.  Please forgive me  – dinner calls 😉

Pumpkin Pie Bites {no bake, gluten free, under 10 minutes} - girlheartfood.com

Great use for leftover pumpkin puree

The only size can of pure pumpkin puree that I’ve found around here is a whopping 3 cup can.  What the what?  Who needs that much pumpkin in a recipe.  Don’t get me wrong, the stuff is great, it’s just a lot.  Sometimes I find it hard to avoid food wastage with just hubby and I so I’m always trying to look for ways to repurpose stuff into another meal.

I love little nibbles like these Pumpkin Pie Bites and they couldn’t be easier to whip up.   In less than 10 minutes, you could be shoving one of these into your pie hole.  You just mix the ingredients up in a food processor, form into balls and way to go!

They are perfectly delish to eat right away, but even better when chilled for 30 minutes or so.

Pumpkin Pie Bites {no bake, gluten free, under 10 minutes} - girlheartfood.com

I added white chocolate chips to the mix here to emulate a ‘whipped cream’ if you will and they add the perfect little touch of sweetness.   Milk or dark chocolate would work lovely too.

Pumpkin Pie Bites {no bake, gluten free, under 10 minutes} - girlheartfood.com

Pumpkin Pie Bites {no bake, gluten free, under 10 minutes} - girlheartfood.com

what are you thankful for?

It’s corny, but we should all be thankful every single day – thankful for life, thankful for friends, thankful for family.

It’s all too easy to take things for granted.  We’ve all been there, complaining about stupid stuff in our daily lives.  But, as the saying goes ‘don’t sweat the small stuff.’  Take a minute today and be in the moment.  Look around.  Smile.  Do something nice for someone else.  Be thankful.

I want to take this moment to thank you, my subscribers, my readers.  I appreciate every single one of you.  It makes me so happy to cook, share recipes and stories with you guys and chit chat with you.  Thank you.  It means the world to me. 

Pumpkin Pie Bites {no bake, gluten free, under 10 minutes} - girlheartfood.com

Happy Thanksgiving.

P.S. If you missed my last post, you can check it out here.

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Pumpkin Pie Bites
Prep Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes, optional
balls, approx.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes, optional
balls, approx.
  1. In a food processor add pumpkin, maple syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and salt. Mix to combine, about 30 seconds.
  2. Add oats and walnuts, mixing until just combined, about 1 minute.
  3. Add white chocolate chips and mix until just combine, about 30 seconds - 1 minute.
  4. About a tablespoon or so, roll into balls. Store in fridge. I like to place mine in fridge for about 30 minutes or so to chill before eating, but that is optional. Enjoy!
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27 thoughts on “Pumpkin Pie Bites

  1. Cindy says:

    Love pumpkin desserts and wowsy – 10 minutes. You are a miracle worker my friend! Delish and under 10. I am in. I can already envision my sisters and mom sitting around in the am for T-day and sipping coffee eating these lovely bites. Thanks for sharing.
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  2. Jolina says:

    Hi Dawn! Hope you had a wonderful thanksgiving! I’m afraid I spent mine sleeping lol (long story). These look great. And yes, a great use for extra pumpkin puree. That can is massive! I think I made 3-4 recipes out of it haha. No complaints, it was a delicious endeavour 🙂 Hope you’re having a lovely week!

  3. Katherine | Love In My Oven says:

    I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving Dawn!!! Like you, I am grateful for this blogging community and all of the fun and adventure that comes along with food blogging! I’m sooo happy that I have all of the ingredients I need to whip up a batch up these!! The white chocolate chips are a brilliant addition. Great stuff girl!!

  4. Kathy @ Beyond the Chicken Coop says:

    Happy Thanksgiving to you! I hope you had a wonderful holiday. These pumpkin pie bites look just like what I need the day after a huge Thanksgiving dinner. Something healthy to get me back on track! I’m thankful for good friends, family, and great recipes! 🙂

  5. karrie @ Tasty Ever After says:

    You’re welcome! lol! Happy Thanksgiving to you all and I’m super thankful for you, Mr B, and Riley’s friendship. One day we will all retire together and go traveling around North America in a huge RV!!!! YAY!! I always have some pumpkin puree leftover when I make pumpkin bread so happy to have this recipe. Love that it’s so easy too 🙂
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  6. Milena | Craft Beering says:

    Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving up there Dawn! If I lived in such a gorgeous part of the world and I’d be grateful 24/7:) These are so cute! And I love it that there isn’t too much pumpkin in them -festive but not aaaallllll about pumpkin. I vote for white choc chips, glad we see eye to eye on this one, lol. Have a great week!
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  7. annie@ciaochowbambina says:

    These are a fabulous idea with all the pumpkin that’ll soon be floating around the house! I’m with you – stuffing aka dressing is my favorite part of the meal! The perfect bite; just like these Pumpkin Pie Bites! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, my friend! XOXO
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  8. Gayle @ Pumpkin 'N Spice says:

    Hooray for all things pumpkin! Energy bites are one of my favorite treats to whip up, and this pumpkin pie version looks delish. Love all of the fun flavors in here, especially the white chocolate chips. These would be perfect for breakfast, dessert, or anywhere in between! 🙂 Pinned! Happy Thanksgiving to you!

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