• Makes 10
  • 10 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 7 Ingredients


A delicious pumpkin pie spice recipe to welcome in the fall, October, Halloween, and all things pumpkin!!!!

Ingredients (makes 10 Balls)

  • 1/4 cup Pecans
  • 1/3 cups Coconut flakes
  • 1/3 cup Pumpkin puré
  • 1 cup Medjool dates soaked and drained
  • 1 tbspn Pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup Dessicated coconut


  1. Soak the medjool dates for at least an hour, until nice and soft
  2. Process pecans in mixer until they are crumb consistency
  3. Add all the ingredients into the mixer, bring careful to remove all the pips from the dates. Leave the dessicated coconut out as this is to roll the balls in
  4. Once mixture forms a dough, cover and place in the fridge for an hour to firm up. This makes rolling the balls easier.
  5. Roll tablespoon sized balls from the mixture, then roll in the coconut and put in an airtight container. Once all the balls are made, put in the freezer to firm up.
  6. These raw balls last fantastically for up to 3 weeks in the freezer in an airtight container (they last about 3 days in my house as they are so tasty!!!!)


Soaking the dates can be done in advance or even overnight. Putting the mixture in the fridge to firm is optional.

  • Such an interesting and great recipe idea, thanks.


  • Awesome. very appealing. Thanks for the recipe.


  • They look pretty good. A great option for lunch boxes.


  • Yum looks appetising


  • A good one to use up the left over pumpkin and I know how to make the spice even better.


  • Wow this sounds super healthy and the fact that it has dates/fruit makes me want to try it.. it raw pumpkin , im intreaged I want to try this recipe!


  • I was curious about the pumpkin spice mix too so I Googled it, and found you can make it at home combining together 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp nutmeg, 1/4 tsp ground ginger, 1/4 tsp ground cloves


  • Might have to try these. Can you tell me what spices the pumpkin spice mix has in it please ?


  • I’m always on the lookout for low sugar/sugar free recipes. This looks like a super healthy snack


  • These raw balls look so tasty and would be wonderful for snacks, I’d have to hide mine from the kids.


  • wow I would never have thought to make these – I’m curious what the pumpkin spice mix has in it – they do sound delish though


  • They look gorgeous. Could you please tell me where you buy the pumpkin pie spice? Never heard about it before! :-)


  • this is such a great idea for a recipe for halloween and it sure is a tasty way to get into the “spirit” lol. cheers for sharing this because i am sure that the kids are going to love it :)

    • A Halloween recipe that is for the grown ups as well the children. Also one that I would happily eat all year long.


  • Honestly – I have never ever seen a recipe for pumpkin balls! But I am glad to have found this recipe – your pumpkin balls sound like yummy mouthfuls with so many of my favourite ingredients in them. Thanks for this recipe – good timing for Halloween. :)


  • Your pumpkin balls are perfect for Halloween,they sound delicious!


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