Friday, May 6, 2016

No Bake Oatmeal Bites

These no-bake energy bites taste like oatmeal cookies!

Full of fibrous oats, heart-healthy nuts, and sweet raisins, these oatmeal energy bites are the perfect way to satisfy that afternoon sweet craving. Pair with a glass of milk for extra protein, and you’ll have a great “milk and cookies” snack even your kids will love!
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: —
Makes 12 bites
Serving size: 1 bite
  • 6 tablespoons rolled oats (certified gluten-free, if needed)
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • ¼ cup pecans
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
Pulse the oats in a food processor until coarsely chopped.  Add the nuts, cinnamon, salt, raisins, and maple syrup.  Process until the nuts form a cookie dough-like texture. Form into 12 balls and serve. Store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition info
Per serving: 70 calories (30 from fat), 3.5g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 25mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 6g sugar), 1g protein

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