April 23, 2020 1 min read

Need an energy-boosting snack? These nutrient-packed sesame bites have you covered! Made with oats, sesame seeds, flax seeds, almonds, dates, and more, these bites pack a punch of minerals, protein, and heart-healthy fats!

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Oats, rolled, gluten-free
  • 3/4 cup Sesame Seeds – white
  • 1/2 cup Flax Seeds
  • 1 cup Almonds – pulsed
  • 1/2 cup Dates, pitted
  • 3 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 1 cup Peanut Butter, creamy, unsalted
  • 1 tsp Cardamom, green, ground – or pure vanilla powder
  • 1/4 cup Sesame Seeds – black and white, for rolling outside

Directions

Pulse oats, ¾ cup of white sesame seeds, and flax seeds to a coarse powder and set aside.
Pulse almonds and dates to desired consistency and set aside.
In a medium bowl, add all ingredients, except for the 1/4 cup of sesame seeds, and mix to combine.
Roll into bite-sized balls, roughly 1-inch in diameter.
On a separate plate, sprinkle remaining ¼ cup of sesame seeds and roll each bite to cover the outside
Place bites on a baking tray or pan and chill in the fridge for 1 hour.
Transfer to an airtight container once hardened.
Enjoy!

Nutritional information

Recipe: Sesame Bites

Serving in this recipe: 15

Calories: 281
Total Fat: 20.3 g 31.2%
Saturated Fat: 3 g 14.8%
Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
Sodium: 6.5 mg 0.3%
Total Carbs: 20 g 6.7%
Dietary Fiber: 5.5 g 22.1%
Sugar: 8.2 g  
Protein: 8.9 g 17.9%
Vitamin A: 0% Vitamin C: 0.1%
Calcium: 14.8% Iron: 14.5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.