Trail Mix Breakfast Thumbprint Bites with NUTELLA®

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8 port
14 ingr
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®

STEPS

Step 1

Heat oven to 350°F (180°C).

Step 2

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

Step 3

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

Step 4

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

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.