Total Time
4hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 4 hrs

A quick easy breakfast or snack that the kids love! Packed with protein and full of antioxidant-rich dried fruit and healthy nuts and seeds, these bites will be sure to please. I didn't follow the directions, of course, but ground up all the almonds and oats. It still came out great! I also ran out of rolled oats, so added oat bran. I think next time I'll also grind the sunflower seeds. Use any combination of dried fruits - any will be great! I also did not roll the balls in the almond/oat mixture, but just included it in the ball mix.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place almonds and 1/4 cup oats in bowl of food processor, process to fine crumbs.
  2. In a large bowl, combine remaining oats, dried fruits, sunflower seeds, coconut and cinnamon.
  3. Add peanut butter, honey and extract: combine well until mixture begins to stick together.
  4. Use moist hands to form mixture into 1 inch balls, coat lightly with almond-oat mix.
  5. Place in an airtight container, separating layer with parchment paper or plastic wrap.
  6. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight to allow oats to absorb moisture.


Most Helpful

YUM! What a great idea... i followed the recipe almost exactly... i was too lazy to toast the almonds, but I think I will try it next time for a little extra flavor. I also used old-fashioned oats rather than quick-cooking, but they still turned out great and were easy for the kids to eat. I used apples, apricots, raisins, and cashew butter. I will definitely be making these again and probably double the recipe as they are going pretty fast. (I like it that they are refrigerated... makes them cool for a summer snack... and the oats really do absorb the moisture well) Thanks for posting... i'll be sharing this recipe with lots of people!

Al Al June 13, 2007

My kids love these. I used nutella and dried mangos and raisins. It made it so easy to just through everything except the nutella and honey in a food processor. Thanks I will be making these again!

Calee June 19, 2006

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