Packed with pumpkin, sunflower and sesame seeds and sweetened with honey, these homemade bites will keep you feeling full between meals.
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1 cup frozen whole blueberries
1/2 cup honey
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
2 tablespoons sugar
1 cup roasted, shelled pumpkin seeds
3/4 cup sunflower seeds
1/3 cup toasted sesame seeds
Combine blueberries, honey, butter, and sugar in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture comes to a full boil.
Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 12-15 minutes or until candy thermometer reaches 250°F or small amount of mixture dropped into ice water forms hard but pliable strand.
Add all remaining ingredients, stirring until seeds are well coated and evenly distributed in syrup mixture. Transfer to bowl (mixture will be slightly warm). Let cool 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Firmly press seed mixture into 1 tablespoon measuring spoon. With buttered hands, carefully remove mixture from measuring spoon and roll into a ball. Place onto baking sheet, repeat with remaining mixture.
Store energy bites at room temperature for up to one week in airtight container.
Shop the bulk section at your grocery store for the seeds used in this recipe. You can buy just the amount you need and it's usually a better price than pre-packaged.
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