Toasted Granola Bites

Toasted Granola Bites

Toasting the oats and nuts really makes these healthy snacks special!

QUIZ ANSWER: The word “coconut” comes from the Portuguese word for “grin.” Sixteenth-century sailors thought the holes in the shell looked like a face.

30 min.prep time 55 min.total time
54 cookies
000 Ratings

Ingredients

2 cups uncooked quick cooking oats
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
1 cup sliced almonds
1 cup finely chopped dried apple
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F.

Place oats, coconut and almonds on 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake, stirring often, 15-20 minutes or until mixture is golden brown. Place mixture into bowl; stir in dried apples. Set aside.

Combine corn syrup and Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat 1-2 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil. Cook 1 minute; stir in marshmallows. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, just until marshmallows are melted.

Pour mixture over toasted oats mixture in bowl; stir until combined. Cool 5 minutes. Coat hands with Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread; shape mixture into 1-inch balls.

Store in container with tight-fitting lid.

Recipe Tip

For granola bars, press mixture into buttered 9-inch square pan. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts (1 bite)

Calories: 50

Fat: 2g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 20mg

Carbohydrates: 8g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #15208©2011Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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