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Chocolate Cherry Bites {no bake}

Hello friends…Anyone else trying to eat healthier this year?  Yeah, me too.  Unfortunately, I have a GIANT sweet tooth and almost ZERO willpower.  Sorry if you have the same problem.  I NEED something sweet everyday, so I am always on the look out for sweet treats I do not have to feel guilty about eating.

I came across this recipe in a HyVee Seasons magazine {the free magazine put out by HyVee grocery store}.  Changed it up a bit to use what I had on hand…Sweet and Healthy…No worries about willpower!  Eat as many as you want…Take them with you as a snack…Yum!

healthy {no bake} chocolate cherry bites at onekriegerchick.wordpress.com

Chocolate Cherry Bites {no bake}

Ingredients:

1 cup old-fashioned oats

1/2 cup whole wheat flour (or almond flour)

1/4 cup ground flax seed

1/4 cup honey

1 tsp. vanilla

1/2 cup peanut butter (or almond butter)

1/2 cup mini chocolate chips (or dark chocolate chips)

1/2 cup craisins (or dried cherries)

How To:

Combine oats, flour and flax seed in a medium bowl.  In a separate small bowl, stir together honey, vanilla and peanut butter.  Using a spatula, combine the two mixtures and add in the chocolate chips and craisins.  Refrigerate 30 minutes before shaping into   small balls.  Store, covered, in the refrigerator.

Tip: I freeze a few in snack bags for on-the-go snacking.

Enjoy!

Ariean

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3 responses »

  1. These sounds delicious!! Thanks so much for sharing at my Show & Tell party today! I hope you come back again next week :) xoxo~ Ruthie

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  2. Thank you for linking up Ariean! (pretty name too!) These sound yummy!

    Reply

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