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Dessert |150 calories per serving|25 minute recipe

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bites

This content was last updated on June 17, 2020

This sweet and simple recipe combines fiber-rich whole rolled oats, creamy nut butter and heart healthy flaxseed rich in omega-3 fatty acids. A delicious hybrid between a cookie and a bar, these bites will satisfy your sweet tooth and any mid-afternoon hunger.


  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 3/4 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 cup mini unsweetened chocolate chips
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup natural almond butter
Makes 24 servings (1 cookie). Per serving: 150 calories, 8 g total fat (1.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 17 g carbohydrates, 4 g protein, 3 g dietary fiber, 60 mg sodium, 10 g sugar, 9 g added sugar.


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

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January 19, 2021

Tried out this new recipe for me and my daughters. We all loved it.