Nut Butter Buddies

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 h 30 min
  • Chill Time 1 h
  • Makes: 30

Ingredients

  • 1 cup finely chopped hazelnuts 250 mL
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 125 mL
  • 1/3 cup flax seeds 75 mL
  • 1/3 cup hemp seeds 75 mL
  • 1/3 cup sesame seeds 75 mL
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (or other seed or nut butter) 125 mL
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup 60 mL
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 2 mL
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut 250 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    Line large baking sheet with parchment paper. In large bowl, mix together hazelnuts, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, hemp seeds, sesame seeds. Add peanut butter, maple syrup, vanilla and salt. Mix until blended. In a separate small bowl, pour in the shredded coconut.

  • Step 2

    Roll the seed mixture into thirty 1-in. (2.5-cm) diameter balls; toss in coconut to coat. Place on prepared baking sheet. Chill 1 hr., or until firm. Store refrigerated in airtight container up to 3 days or freeze for up to 1 month.

Tip

If mixture is too sticky, wet hands lightly before rolling into balls.

Try adding chopped dried fruits, such as apricots, cherries and plums.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1 bite):
  • Calories 110
  • Fat 8 g
  • Saturated Fat 2.5 g
  • Carbs 7 g
  • Sugar 2 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 25 mg

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