Trail Mix Bites

This is appearing while we are in Calif. visiting our children, so responses to your comments, which I appreciate, will be answered when we return the first week in August. Thanx, ellensue

This recipe is a variation from a recipe called mini-muffins from www.bettykamen.comDSCN6548 (1)

 

Utensils: Mixing bowl and fork, bowls, mini-muffin tin
Prep. Time: 10 minutes
Cooking/Baking Time: 15 minutes
Categories: Veg., No added Sugar, GF

Ingredients (Preheat oven to 350 degrees; line muffin pan with mini-muffin inserts or use oil if no paper liners)

One egg or two egg whites
½ tsp. vanilla or almond extract
1 cup. (approx.) dried fruit (ex. raisins & chopped dates)
¾ cup chopped or ground nuts, sunseeds, sesame seeds, pump. seeds, etc.
¼ tsp. cinnamon powder (opt.)
¼ cup dried, unsweetened coconut (opt.)

Directions

  1. Beat egg or egg whites briefly in a medium-sized bowl. Add vanilla extract.
  2. Mix dried fruit and nuts in a second bowl. Add cinnamon and coconut, if using.
  3. Stir in fruit & nut mixture into egg mixture, mixing well.
  4. With a small spoon, fill mini-muffin papers and bake in preheated 350- degree oven for about 15 minutes. Cool & serve. Makes about 18 kisses.

Note: You can fudge a little with the proportions, depending on what you have available. Use more nuts and less dried fruit or vice-versa.

2 Responses to “Trail Mix Bites”

  1. Mary-Lou Meyers Says:

    I love all the nuts and seeds which furnish so much energy especially on a hike or even
    after a swim replenishing what we use up in our extreme activity. They look so delicious
    and nutritious, it does make me feel ambitious even in the heat. Keep up your fulfilling
    recipes.

  2. ellen sue spicer Says:

    Thanx so much for continuing to read me! ellensue

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