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Walnut-Blueberry Oatmeal Energy Bites Recipe

Walnut-Blueberry Oatmeal Energy Bites
How to make Walnut-Blueberry Oatmeal Energy Bites

About Walnut-Blueberry Oatmeal Energy Bites Recipe: Walnuts and blueberries take center stage in this nutrient-dense mini energy bite.

  • Total Cook Time 55 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 45 mins
  • Recipe Servings20
  • Medium

Ingredients of Walnut-Blueberry Oatmeal Energy Bites

  • 1 Cup walnuts (lightly toasted), chopped
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1 cup oatmeal (uncooked, regular or quick-cooking (not instant)
  • 1/2 cup coconut (unsweetened), shredded
  • 1/3 cup maple sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ground cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup dried blueberries
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp water, boiled

How to Make Walnut-Blueberry Oatmeal Energy Bites

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1.
Preheat the oven to 350°F and cover cookie sheets with parchment paper.
2.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the walnuts, flour, oatmeal, coconut, maple sugar, cinnamon, cardamom and salt.
3.
Stir with a fork or whisk until completely mixed. Add the blueberries and stir to combine.
4.
Combine the maple syrup, olive oil and butter in a small saucepan.
5.
Place over medium heat and stir until the butter melts. In a small bowl, add the baking soda to the boiling water and stir to dissolve.
6.
Add to the syrup mixture and stir to blend; it will become very bubbly. Pour into the dry ingredients and stir vigorously to combine.
7.
Using a tablespoon and your hands, scoop up pieces of dough and press them into walnut-sized balls.
8.
Place about 2 inches apart on the prepared cookie sheets. With your fingers or the palm of your hand, flatten each ball slightly into a puck shape.
9.
Bake for 10 - 12 minutes, until the cookies have spread slightly and are golden brown around the edges.
10.
Cool for 5 minutes on the pan, then transfer the cookies to a rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

Key Ingredients: walnuts (lightly toasted), whole-wheat flour, oatmeal (uncooked, regular or quick-cooking (not instant), coconut (unsweetened), maple sugar, ground cinnamon, ground cardamom, salt, dried blueberries, olive oil, butter, baking soda, water

Recipe Notes

This recipe comes together very quickly, so you can make a batch for now, or store them the freezer for later. That is if they make it from the oven to the freezer!

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