*To toast coconut, put in an 8x8 cake pan and toast in a 325 oven until lightly browned- about 3-5 minutes. I usually shake the pan at 3 minutes and let it go another 1-2 minutes watching carefully to prevent burning. Cool before adding to recipe.
3-5 minutes to toast the coconut
20-25 1" balls
1cup dry oatmeal (old–fashioned oats)
2/3 cup toasted unsweetened coconut flakes*
½ cup natural peanut butter
½ cup ground flax seed
½ cup mini chocolate chips or carob chips
1/3 cup raw honey or agave nectar
1 T.chia seeds (optional)
1tsp. vanilla extract
These are great for kids snacks. I love to eat one before a morning workout- the perfect quick energy snack made from whole food ingredients.
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