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PB&J Bites

PB&J Bites

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  • Makes: 24 servings
  • Prep 20 mins
  • Bake 30 mins

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  • 1 cup chunky natural peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 4 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup unsalted sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1 12 - ounce jar strawberry preserves (such as Smucker's Orchard's Finest Pacific Mountain Strawberry)


  1. Mix peanut butter, maple syrup and 1/3 cup water in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir until peanut butter is melted and ingredients are combined.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together oats, sunflower seeds and quinoa. Stir in peanut butter mixture until well combined.
  3. Line two 12-cup muffin tins with paper wrappers. Scoop 2 tbsp of the peanut butter and oats mixture into each wrapper, pressing down well with a spatula. Spread 2 tsp of the preserves over peanut butter and oats mixture in each cup. Add 2 more tbsp peanut butter and oats mixture to cover preserves, pressing down well with a spatula.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes, until bites begin to brown. Cool in muffin tins 10 minutes; remove from tins to a wire rack and cool to room temperature. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

(PB&J Bites)

Servings Per Recipe 24, sat. fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 2, sodium (mg) 42, cal. (kcal) 193, chol. (mg) 0, pro. (g) 5, carb. (g) 27, Fat, total (g) 8

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