If you’re looking for something sweet but substantive for a post-workout pick-me-up or coffee break at your desk, these almond bites are yummy and healthy and pack a pretty nutritive punch.
Substitute a seed butter for the almond butter to make these snacks safe for school. Add chocolate chips to make these an even sweeter treat.
Good to know:
These almond bites will keep in the fridge for up to a month or in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Yummy, Healthy Almond Bites Recipe
- 2 ½ cups rolled oats
- ½ cup raw pumpkin seeds
- ½ cup raisins
- 2 Tbsp raw sunflower seeds
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- ½ cup almond butter (or feel free to use a nut or seed butter of your choice, or WowButter)
- 1/3 cup plus 1 Tbsp honey
- 2 Tbsp barley malt syrup
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
Prep and Cook
- 1Grind ½ cup oats and ¼ cup pumpkin seeds in food processor until powdery.
Transfer to a medium bowl and set aside.
- 2Combine remaining 2 cups oats, remaining ¼ cup pumpkin seeds, raisins, sunflower seeds, and cinnamon in a large bowl.
Stir in almond butter, honey, barley malt syrup, and vanilla until soft dough forms.
- 3Moisten hands, and roll dough into 1-inch balls.
Coat balls in oat-pumpkin seed powder.
Place in freezer 20 minutes to set, then serve or store in the fridge.
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