Chocolate Granola Bites

Source: Healthyflax.org   |  Category: Baking, Ground Flaxseed

Ingredients:

  • ¼  cup  (60 mL) canola oil 
  • ¼  cup (60 mL) liquid honey 
  • 1  tsp. (5 mL) vanilla  
  • 1 ½  cups (375 mL) large flake rolled oats
  • 1/3  cup (75 mL) chopped pecans 
  • 1/3  cup (75 mL) shelled raw pumpkin seeds 
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) sunflower seeds 
  • 1/3  cup (75 mL) unsweetened medium shredded coconut
  • 1/3  cup  (75 mL) ground flaxseed 
  • 1/3  cup (75 mL) dried cranberries 
  • 1/3  cup (75 mL) chocolate chips 

Instructions:

  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine oil and honey over medium heat, stirring until warmed.  Remove from heat.
  2.  Stir in vanilla.
  3. Add oats, pecans, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and coconut. Stir until well coated.
  4.  Stir in flaxseed, cranberries and chocolate chips.
  5. With dampened fingers, firmly form into balls
  6. Let cool completely on rack.
  7. Store in an airtight container for a week or freeze for longer storage.

Yield: 32 bites
Serving Size: 2 bites

Nutritional Analysis

Calories 180
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 17 g
Fibre 2 g
Protein 4 g
Sodium 0 mg
Potassium 116 mg
Folate 10 mcg
Sugar 8 g

  

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