No bake donut holes:
These no bake maple sugar pumpkin pecan pie donut holes are a must make this fall. Because if you don’t feel like baking this fall, no bake recipes is where it is at!
Ingredients you will need:
- Raw pecans
- Medjool dates
- Coconut oil
- Pumpkin purée
- Almond flour
- Flaxseed meal
- Pecan butter (substitute: any nut or seed butter)
- Maple sugar (substitute: coconut sugar or any type of sugar you use)
- Pumpkin spice seasoning
- Vanilla extract
Nut allergy, what are alternatives?
A great alternative for the pecans is pumpkin seeds. And instead of the pecan butter try using sunflower seed butter. But just be sure to taste test as you go. And adjust the flavoring of the donut holes as needed when using alternatives.
What can I used instead of medjool dates?
The medjool dates really help bind these no bake donut holes. But maple syrup or date syrup is a great alternative. Start with 1/4 cup at a time and add more if needed.
How to prepare the donut holes:
Add all the ingredients, to a food processor, and process until you reach a sticky consistency. The dough should be easy to roll into balls. And you could also wet your hands a tad bit to help roll them easier too.
The batter is too dry, what do I do?
If the batter is too dry, add more coconut oil or water, and mix until you get desired consistency.
The batter is too wet, what do I do?
If the batter is too wet, add more almond flour or flaxseed meal to the batter and mix until you reach your desired consistency. But just remember to taste test the batter as you go, to make sure it taste the way you want it to taste.
Coating the donut holes:
And once the donut holes are rolled into balls, roll them in the cinnamon + maple sugar mixture.
How to store:
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freezer.
No Bake Maple Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Pecan Pie Donut Holes:
- 1/2 cup raw pecans Substitute: pumpkin seeds or any nut you prefer
- 7 medjool dates pits removed
- 1 heaping Tbsp coconut oil not melted
- 1/4 cup pumpkin purée
- 1/3 cup almond flour
- 1/4 cup flaxseed meal
- 1 1/2 Tbsp pecan butter or any type of nut or seed butter Substitute: sunflower butter or any nut butter you prefer
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 2 tsp pumpkin spice seasoning
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
Cinnamon + maple sugar coating:
- 4 Tbsp maple sugar substitute: coconut sugar or any type of sugar you use
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp pumpkin spice seasoning
- Add all ingredients to food processor and process for about 30 seconds to a minute
- You want the dough to be sticky and easily able to form balls
- Using a tbsp ice cream scoop, scoop out the batter
- Roll into 14 small balls
- Roll into cinnamon + maple sugar mixture
- Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freezer
- If the batter is too dry, add additional coconut oil or water, and mix until you reach desired consistency
- If the batter is too wet, add additional flaxseed meal, or almond flour, and mix until you reach desired consistency
- Make sure to taste test as you go and adjust flavoring if needed, if using alternatives, or adding additional liquids or flours.