Clean Eating: Vegan Pecan Bites

November 27, 2012

I made this and it is sooo good! I portioned them out by placing them in cupcake liners in a muffin tin. I love the fact that the recipe calls for Dates and Chia Seeds!

Vegan Pecan Pie (Gluten Free)

Prep time:  20 mins

Cook time:  20 mins

Total time:  40 mins

Serves: 8




  • 1 ½ cups Oats
  • 6 tablespoons Cocoa Powder
  • 3 tablespoons Margarine (or coconut oil)
  • 3 tablespoons Maple Syrup
  • Generous pinch Salt


  • 1 cup medjool Dates (about 15) pitted
  • 3 tablespoons Maple Syrup
  • ½ cup Almond Milk
  • 3 tablespoons Ground Chia Seeds
  • 1 cup Pecans (chopped and toasted)


  1. Preheat the oven to 375
  2. In the bowl of a food processor add all the crust ingredients
  3. Run until the oats are very fine, and the dough starts to stick together
  4. Dump the crust into a pie plate
  5. Press the crust evenly on the bottom and sides of the pie plate (as you would with a graham cracker crust)
  6. Bake for 12 minutes, set aside to cool
  7. Rinse the bowl of the food processor
  8. Add the dates and maple to the food processor
  9. Run until the dates are pureed and the mixture starts to lighten in color
  10. Add the almond milk and ground chia
  11. Run until smooth
  12. Stir the pecans into the filling
  13. Add the filling to the pie crust
  14. Bake until a toothpick come out clean, about 25 minutes
  15. Allow to cool, slice and enjoy!!!!!!

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