Haunted Trail Bites

Apple, crackers and pecans are packed in these yummy date balls. A perfect Halloween dessert ready in 25 minutes.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 20
 

Ingredients

1
cup chopped pitted dates
1/2
cup raisins
1/2
cup chopped dried apples
5
graham cracker rectangles, broken
3
tablespoons honey
1
teaspoon apple pie spice
1/2
cup glazed pecans, finely chopped

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In food processor, place dates, raisins and apples. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions, until mixture forms a chunky paste. Add graham cracker pieces, 1 tablespoon of the honey and the apple pie spice. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions, until well blended.
  • 2 Line 15x10-inch pan with waxed paper. Place remaining 2 tablespoons honey in small bowl. Place pecans in shallow bowl. Shape date mixture into 1-inch balls. Quickly dip balls in honey, allowing excess to drip off; roll in pecans to coat. Place in pan. Store tightly covered at room temperature.
  • 1 In food processor, place dates, raisins and apples. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions, until mixture forms a chunky paste. Add graham cracker pieces, 1 tablespoon of the honey and the apple pie spice. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions, until well blended.
  • 2 Line 15x10-inch pan with waxed paper. Place remaining 2 tablespoons honey in small bowl. Place pecans in shallow bowl. Shape date mixture into 1-inch balls. Quickly dip balls in honey, allowing excess to drip off; roll in pecans to coat. Place in pan. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Use a cookie scoop to evenly measure these date balls.

We used praline pecans in this recipe. Look for glazed pecans near the dried fruit and nuts at the grocery store.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Sodium
30mg
30%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.