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Trail Mix Breakfast Thumbprint Bites with Nutella®

45 min
Trail Mix Breakfast Thumbprint Bites with NUTELLA

INGREDIENTS for 8 portions

  • 1 cup (250 mL) mashed bananas

  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) unsweetened applesauce

  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) brown sugar

  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract

  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) whole-wheat flour

  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) large flake oats

  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) baking soda

  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) cinnamon

  • Pinch salt

  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) raisins

  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped natural almonds

  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped pecans

  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) pumpkin seeds

  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) Nutella®

nutella – an ingredient to prepare this delicious recipe

To enjoy this delicious recipe, 1 tablespoon of Nutella® per person is all you need!


  1. Heat oven to 350°F (180°C).

  2. Stir together mashed bananas, applesauce, brown sugar and vanilla.

  3. Whisk together whole-wheat flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.

  4. Stir into banana mixture until combined; stir in raisins, almonds, pecans and pumpkin seeds.

  5. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls onto parchment paper–lined baking sheet to make 16 bites. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand on baking sheet for 3 to 5 minutes.

  6. Using handle end of wooden spoon, press indentation into each bite. (Alternatively, let cool until you can use a thumb to make indentation). Let cool completely on rack.

  7. Spoon about 1 tsp (5 mL) Nutella® into centre of each bite.

    Tip: Add 1 tbsp (15 mL) flax seeds to batter if desired.

Palm oil in Nutella®
Good to know

We have a 100% RSPO Certified and Segregated palm oil supply chain and we are committed to work towards no deforestation.

Cocoa in Nutella®
Good to know

The cocoa we buy comes from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms.

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