Savory Spiced Pecan Energy Bites

  • Yield: 5 servings
  • Total Time: 5 minutes


Prefer savory over sweet at snack time? These gluten-free Savory Spiced Pecan Energy Bites will provide sustaining fuel and wake up your taste buds with a spicy kick.


  • 1/2 cup pecan pieces
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard


  1. In a food processor, pulse the oats and pecans until it becomes a fine, almost a flour-like consistency.
  2. Then add the salt, cumin, garlic powder, paprika, tahini, honey, and Dijon mustard. Pulse until all ingredients are thoroughly combined.
  3. Using a 1 tablespoon measuring spoon scoop out the mixture and shape into a ball. (Shape into a ball vs. rolling or the mixture will crumble.) Repeat with the remaining mixture.
  4. Store in the refrigerator.

nutrition facts

Based on 5 servings

Per serving:

  • Calories158
  • Total Fat11g
  • Saturated Fat1.5g
  • Sodium235mg
  • Carbohydrate11g
  • Dietary Fiber3g
  • Protein4g

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