Granola Bar Bites
 
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This fun snack is a great way to get your kids eating a little more fiber and protein. They are the perfect size for little hands. These will still turn out fine if you do not put in the coconut oil, chia seeds, or ground flax seed. I just like to add it for the health benefits.
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Recipe type: Snack
Ingredients
  • 2 cups rice crispy cereal
  • 2 cups quick oats
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts or nut of your choice
  • ⅓ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup mini M&M's
  • 2 tbsp ground flax seed (optional)
  • 1 heaping tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil (optional)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup agave nectar (can substitute honey or karo syrup)
Instructions
  1. In a large mixing bowl combine, rice crispies, oats, chopped nuts, raisins, ground flax seed, chia seeds, coconut oil and vanilla.
  2. In a microwave safe bowl combine, honey and agave nectar. Microwave for 1 minute 30 seconds
  3. Remove hot honey mixture and stir in Marshmallows until they melt. May need to heat 10-15 more seconds if marshmallow won't completely melt.
  4. Stir peanut butter into honey, marshmallow mixture until well combined
  5. Pour over dry mix and stir until everything is coated evenly
  6. Let rest 2-3 minutes and sprinkle M&M's into mixture.
  7. Using a cookie scoop and plastic bag, form granola mixture into balls. refrigerate or freeze for a couple hours before serving
  8. Keep extras in the fridge or freezer.
Recipe by Real Life Dinner at https://reallifedinner.com/granola-bar-bites/