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Made-over oatmeal chocolate chip bites

Bowl of oats, crushed chocolate bar, and almond butter.

Makes 24 servings.

Ingredients

2 cups old-fashioned oats

1 cup almond flour

3/4 cup ground flaxseed

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 cup mini unsweetened chocolate chips

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 cup pure maple syrup

1/2 cup natural almond butter

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine all dry ingredients, including chocolate chips, in a large bowl.
  • In another bowl, mix wet ingredients. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir to combine.
  • Drop the dough into 24 even mounds on a greased baking sheet, or pour into a greased 9-inch by 13-inch baking pan.
  • Lightly press down to flatten (cookies will not flatten much during cooking).
  • Bake 12 to 15 minutes, until the cookies are set in the center.

Nutrition information

Amount per serving: 150 calories, 8g total fat (1.5g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 17g carbohydrates, 4g protein, 3g dietary fiber, 60mg sodium.

Source: American Institute for Cancer Research

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