No-Bake Banana Crunch Minis


  • Prep Time  – 15 min
  • Total Time   –1 hr 15 min
  • Servings   –24

No-Bake Banana Crunch Minis

All the flavors of banana bread make these cereal and date snack bites a go-to snack!

Ingredients

1  cup Cheerios™ + Ancient Grains cereal
1  cup pitted dates, packed
1/2  cup chopped walnuts
Water
1 1/2   cups quick-cooking oats
1/2   ripe banana, mashed (about 1/4 cup)
1    tablespoon chia seed

Directions

  • 1 Generously grease 24 mini muffin cups with coconut oil, or spray with cooking spray. In large bowl, place cereal; set aside. In food processor, add dates, walnuts and 1 tablespoon water; pulse in 1-second bursts about 30 seconds or until finely chopped. Add oats, banana and chia seed; process until mixture comes together into a ball.
  • 2 Transfer date mixture to bowl of cereal. Lightly spray hands with cooking spray; use hands to blend mixture. Use fingers to firmly press mixture evenly into muffin cups, pressing down to compact the mixture until firm.
  • 3 Refrigerate about 1 hour or until firm. Store covered in refrigerator up to 1 week.

 

Expert Tips

 Substitute 1 cup chopped pitted dried figs for the dates.

Be sure to use fresh, soft dates for this recipe. If not available, soak dates in 2 tablespoons boiling water 15 minutes to rehydrate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: www.bettycrocker.com