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Healthy Carrot Cake Bites
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Pumpkin Spice Carrot Cake Bites

Enjoy these sweet and subtly earthy bites for breakfast, dessert, or as an afternoon snack! Packed with healthy fats and whole grains, these bites are a great choice for sustained energy.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 bites
Calories 122kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 carrots trimmed and scrubbed (peeled if desired) and sliced into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats gluten-free if needed
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin spice or substitute cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger optional
  • Shredded coconut for dusting

Instructions

  • Place carrot pieces in food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Set aside in a medium mixing bowl.
  • Next, pulse walnuts and pecans in food processor until finely chopped. Add to mixing bowl.
  • Add rolled oats, maple syrup, melted coconut oil, pumpkin spice (or cinnamon), and ground ginger (optional). Stir until combined into a sticky mixture. Note: if mixture is too dry, consider adding a bit more melted coconut oil.
  • Roll mixture into bites (about 2 tbsp per bite). In a separate bowl, roll formed bites in shredded coconut until covered.
  • Place bites in a covered container and refrigerate for 30 minutes to an hour until firm. Bites will keep in fridge for up to 1 week.

Nutrition

Serving: 1bite | Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 134mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 3397IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg