If you've tasted the Aussie Bites from Costco, you'll know that they are delectable treats packed with healthy nutrients like chia, flaxseed, and quinoa combined with the natural sweet taste of apricots. Save yourself the travel (and the long lines) with this quick, easy, and nutritious homemade version.
Homemade Aussie Bites
1¾ cup rolled oats
3 packets truvia or stevia
¼ cup dried apricots
¼ cup raisins
¼ cup ground flaxseed
¼ cup unsalted sunflower seeds
¼ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
¼ cup cooked quinoa
2 tablespoons chia seeds
¼ tsp baking soda
¼ cup honey
¼ cup unsalted butter, melted
¼ cup coconut oil (measured melted)
½ tsp vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 24 count mini-muffin pan.
- Pour 1 cup of rolled oats into a food processor. Process for about 1 minute until oats are pulverized.
- Add in the remaining ¾ cup rolled oats, sugar substitute, dried apricots, raisins, flax seed, sunflower seeds, coconut, quinoa, chia seeds, and baking soda. Pulse until apricots and raisins are in small bits.
- Pour in honey, melted butter, melted coconut oil, and vanilla extract. Pulse just until combined.
- Divide batter among the prepared muffin tin.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes until golden brown.
- Remove pan from oven and let cool in pan on a wire cooling rack for 10 minutes. Remove muffins from tin and let cool completely on the wire rack.
- Once completely cooled, store in an airtight container for 4 to 5 days.