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Nutri-Bite No Bake Cookie

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Whip up a decadent, no bake cookie in just minutes! Most no-bake cookies are packed with sugar, but this recipe is low in sugar, and rich in healthy fats. It is a cookie you can feel good about eating yourself or about serving to your kiddos in their lunch box or as an after-school snack.
Ingredients
  Rolled oats 1 Centiliter (adds healthy dose of soluble fiber)
  Graham crackers 10 Medium (adds taste every kid will love)
  Flaked unsweetened coconut 3 Tablespoon (unsweetened version contains less sugar)
  Flaxseed meal 2 Tablespoon (great source of plant-based omega-3 fats)
  Nut butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (use sunflower butter if concerned about nut allergy)
  Coconut oil 1 Tablespoon (92% sat fat, but this fatty acid profile might actually have some health benefits)
  Dried fruit 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (of your choice, how about raisins, craisins, currants, chopped apricots)
  Honey 1 Tablespoon (here is our touch of sugar)
Directions

MAKING
1. Combine oats, flaxseed, graham crackers and coconut flakes in blender or food processor until dry mix is a fine crumb.
2. Pour dry mixture into a mixing bowl and add in rest of ingredients.
3. Mix well and shape into cookies. Cool to set.

SERVING
4. Include in your kids lunch box or serve as an after-school snack with milk or hot chocolate. You can also enjoy these as a healthy after meal sweet treat.

TIP
Add a bit more nut butter or coconut oil if the mixture is too dry.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Crispy, Cool
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Ingredient: 
Oat
Interest: 
Kids, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes

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