Trail Mix Bites

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

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.

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