These healthy no bake keto low carb pumpkin pie bites are the ultimate fat bomb recipe with pumpkin! Made with dairy free cream cheese and pumpkin pie spice, these no bake bites taste like a pumpkin cheesecake! Paleo, Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free.
Pumpkin Pie Bites- Keto and Vegan
I’ve already shared a keto pumpkin cheesecake bites recipe, but that was lacking a little in the pumpkin flavor. Now in the midst of fall and Autumn, I feel like it’s the perfect time for the classic pumpkin pie to come into play.
I’m a huge fan of cheesecake, but it’s something I can only tolerate in small doses. These pumpkin pie no bake bites are the perfect recipe to satisfy the craving. Thanks to the use of dairy-free cream cheese, it has a slightly tangy yet smooth and creamy texture….while also loaded with pumpkin pie spices.
This might be sinful to some, but another reason I love these no bake bites is that unlike a traditional pumpkin pie, it has no crust. I’ve always been one to eat the fillings of pies and cheesecakes, so this recipe is my dream.
Of course, I wanted it to be quick, easy and healthy and this ticked the bill. In fact, I brought a batch of these for some friends to try, and they thought I was giving them straight up pumpkin cheesecake filling.
These no bake keto and low carb pumpkin pie bites may sound a little too healthy, but I promise they taste anything but. We’ve mentioned the texture already (Smooth, creamy, melt-in-your-mouth level) but the ingredients are all wholesome, healthy and suitable for most diets, including paleo and vegan readers.
Keto pumpkin pie bites ingredients-
- Cream cheese
- A nut or seed butter
- Pumpkin puree
- A granulated sweetener of choice
- Pumpkin pie spice
THE CREAM CHEESE
There are several options for the cream cheese part of the recipe.
Using a store-bought cream cheese is easiest, and most dietary lifestyles can be covered (and I’ve tested too!).
Keto friends, any full-fat cream cheese of choice will work. You can use some reduced fat varieties, but please be wary that the carbohydrate content generally increases, and some brands considerably.
There are many vegan and dairy free cream cheese varieties available on the market. Just be cautious that many have savory flavorings, so choose a plain version. Spreadable or softened cream cheese works best.
Making your own homemade dairy free cream cheese works too, and I’ve included a recipe and instructions in this post.
THE NUT OR SEED BUTTER
While any nut or seed butter works, I wanted to keep these no bake pumpkin pie bites nut-free. As such, I used a no added sugar sunflower seed butter. It combined well with the cream cheese and had a nice overall flavor.
After traveling extensively outside of America, making homemade pumpkin puree is easier than we think!
Alternatively, if you have access to it, using an unsweetened 100% pumpkin puree is perfect. Don’t use pumpkin pie filling, as that is pre-sweetened and loaded with sugar.
THE GRANULATED SWEETENER OF CHOICE
To make these pumpkin cheesecake slash pumpkin pie fat bombs, I used a monk fruit granulated sweetener. Not only is it keto and vegan-friendly, but it also has the perfect sugar-like texture. Monk fruit sweetener is also low carb and stevia sweetened, so it is all natural.
PUMPKIN PIE SPICE
Again, you can buy store-bought pumpkin pie spice or you can easily make your own! I’ve included my own homemade pumpkin pie spice mix here– Just adjust to suit your taste buds!
Pumpkin pie fat bombs, keto pumpkin cheesecake fat bombs or paleo vegan no bake pumpkin bites- The name may change but the taste and texture of this healthy no bake pumpkin dessert remain the same- It needs to be made, STAT!
No Bake Low Carb Pumpkin Pie Bites (Paleo, Vegan)
- In a small mixing bowl, add 1/2 cup of your granulated sweetener and 1 tablespoon of pumpkin pie spice and mix well. Set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine all your ingredients and mix very well. The batter should be smooth and thick. Refrigerate for 10-20 minutes, to slightly firm up.
- Line a large plate with parchment paper. Slightly wet your hands and form 24 small balls. Dip each ball in the prepped pumpkin pie spice and sweetener mixture and place on the lined plate. Repeat until all bites are lightly coated.
- Place in the freezer to firm up.