Chocolate Granola Bites

Source:   |  Category: Baking, Ground Flaxseed

These granola bites are a great grab-and go snack option. Also great for lunches


  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) canola oil 
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) liquid honey 
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) large flake rolled oat
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) chopped pecans 
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) shelled raw pumpkin seeds 
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) sunflower seeds 
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) unsweetened medium shredded coconut
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) ground flaxseed 
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) dried cranberries 
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) chocolate chips 
1/4 cup  canola oil 1/4 cup liquid honey 1 tsp vanilla extract1 1/2 cups large flake rolled oat1/3 cup chopped pecans 1/3 cup shelled raw pumpkin seeds 1/3 cup sunflower seeds 1/3 cup unsweetened medium shredded coconut1/3 cup ground flaxseed 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup chocolate chips 


  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine oil and honey over medium heat, stirring until warmed.  Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Add oats, pecans, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, coconut, flaxseed, cranberries and chocolate chips. Stir until well coated.
  2. With dampened fingers, firmly form mixture into bite-size balls. Let cool completely on rack.
  3. Store in an airtight container for a week or freeze for longer storage.

Yield: 32 bites.

Serving Size: 2 bites. Each serving contains 1/2 tsp (2 mL) of flax.

Nutritional Analysis

Total Fat2.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Carbohydrates17 g
Fiber2 g
Sugars8 g
Protein4 g
Sodium0 mg
Potassium116 mg

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