Chocolate Chip Cherry Bites

My kids are totally into making all kinds of snack bites like these lately. They’re such a yummy treat, are great for lunchbox packing, and best of all…the kids can literally make these from start to finish all by themselves….Just look at Jude’s work of art…I can’t handle how cute and homemade looking they are!

Chocolate Chip Cherry Bites

Ingredients

1 Cup Rolled Oat

1/2 Cup Flax Meal

1/2 Cup Peanut, Cashew or Almond Butter

1/3 Cup Pure Maple Syrup

1/4 Cup Chocolate Chips

1/4 Cup Dried Unsweetened Cherries

Pinch of Sea Salt

Directions

Place all ingredients in a medium sized bowl and stir until well combined. Form into tablespoon sized balls and store in the refrigerator.

Coconut Cashew Bites

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If you are a fan of the Larabar you’re going to love these.  After years of buying them I decided to try to make them myself.  The ingredient list on the bars is so minimal I knew it had to be a simple task;  I just couldn’t fathom spending the money on those things.  A couple years ago I began trying different quantities and I think Ive got the perfect combination down. I prefer to roll them into balls because its so much more simple than cutting them into solid bars without crumbling. You’ll almost always find these in our fridge as they are such an easy, quick bite to grab on your way out the door.  And they suffice wonderfully for a sweet fix, too. Continue reading