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Cocoa, Almond, and Oat Clusters


Prep time: 25 minutes
Recipe makes: 12 heaping tablespoon-sized balls

What you need:

Equipment and Supplies:

What to do:

  1. Line a baking sheet with wax paper and set aside.
  2. Place oats into a large bowl.
  3. In a medium saucepan, heat milk and yogurt spread over medium heat. When the spread is melted, whisk in brown sugar and cocoa powder. Stir continuously while you bring the mixture to a boil. Lower the heat and continue cooking the sauce for 1 minute.
  4. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in almond butter, vanilla extract, and raisins. Immediately pour the sauce over the rolled oats and stir well until oats are completely covered in sauce.
  5. Using a tablespoon-size measuring spoon, scoop mixture in rounded balls onto prepared baking sheet.
  6. Allow clusters to set for 15 minutes before serving.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

Serves: 12

Serving size: 1 cookie

Date reviewed: June 2015


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