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Peanut Butter, Grape & Chocolate Snack Bites

peanut-butter-bitesThese little bites are extremely easy to make, and are an excellent protein-packed & heart-healthy after-school snack!

Peanut Butter, Grape & Chocolate Snack Bites

Ingredients

3/4 cup low-fat crunchy peanut butter (“Mom” prefers organic peanut butter)

1/4 cup Welch’s 100% Grape Juice made with Concord grapes

1 cup oats

1 tbsp ground flax seed

2 tsp honey

3 tbsp dark chocolate chips

1 tsp vanilla

Preparation

In a microwave-safe bowl, add peanut butter and heat until thinned out, approximately 25 seconds.

Remove from microwave and stir in grape juice. Add oats, flax seed, honey, chocolate chips and vanilla; stir to incorporate.

Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Line a baking sheet with waxed paper or parchment paper. Using a teaspoon or a melon baller, form mixture into balls.

Place in the refrigerator and allow to cool again for at least 30 minutes. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Makes 30 balls

*Recipe and image courtesy of Welch’s.*