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Monster Cookie Granola Bites

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 12

Everything you love about monster cookies is rolled into a no-bake, protein-packed granola bite great for quick afternoon snacks. ...MORE+ LESS-

Nikki Gladd Nikki Gladd
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

1
bag (11 oz) Nature Valley™ Protein oats 'n dark chocolate granola
1/2
cup natural creamy peanut butter
1/3
cup honey
1/2
cup candy-coated chocolate candies
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup chopped pecans

Steps

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  • 1
    Before opening, use your hands to crush 1 package (11 oz) Nature Valley™ protein oats 'n dark chocolate crunchy granola in the bag and ensure large pieces are broken up; set aside. In large bowl, mix 1/2 cup natural creamy peanut butter and 1/3 cup honey until thoroughly mixed.
  • 2
    Open granola, and add to bowl, along with 1/2 cup candy-coated chocolate candies, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 cup chopped pecans. Use wooden spoon to gently mix until evenly coated.
  • 3
    With small cookie scoop, drop small mounds onto waxed paper-lined cookie sheet. Use your hands to reshape into balls, if necessary. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm. Store in airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week.

Expert Tips

  • If mixture is too soft to scoop, place bowl in refrigerator 30 minutes to firm up before scooping onto cookie sheet.
  • These are a great road trip snack to keep in a cooler in your car!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
160mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
22g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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