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Pecan and Choc Bites Recipe

by Mona Fe on Aug 18, 2021

healthy pecan snack recipe

Pecan Choc Bites - The irresistible healthy pecan snack recipe for young and old

Pecan nuts have been flying under the radar for far too long.

Here at We Might Be Tiny HQ we’ve loved a good pecan nut snack for a long time and are finally bringing this recipe to you.

Is it a mini-muffin? Is it a snack ball? Nope.

We like to call them Bites.

Because they melt in your mouth within just one perfectly-sized go.

This healthy pecan snack recipe dishes up all the goodness of spelt flour and quinoa flakes so you know you’re serving only the best of the best for snacktime - at home or out and about.

All you need to take this tasty treat for a test drive is the listed ingredients, a mixer and a Mini Poddie.

Our We Might Be Tiny Mini Poddies turn this recipe into a perfectly portioned option when you want to treat your little munchkin with just the right amount of goodness.

They’re oven and freezer-safe, which instantly sets you up with your new favourite kitchen companion.

Done and dusted with the mess? Simply pop them in the dishwasher to take care of the aftermath for you so you can taste-test a sneaky bite before everyone else gets to it.

Makes 1 Mini Poddies tray | Prep 15 minutes | Bake 10 - 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 100 g butter, softened
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) maple syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 120 g (1 cup) white spelt flour
  • 50 g (1/2 cup) quinoa flakes
  • 90 g (1/2 cup) chocolate drops, 70% or good quality dark chocolate
  • 40 g (1/3 cup) pecans, cut into small pieces

Method

Preheat oven to 180 C and line a baking tray with parchment paper.

Cream the butter and maple syrup together until well combined. Mix in egg, vanilla essence, and cinnamon. Sift the flour and baking powder and add to the butter mixture.

Add quinoa flakes, nuts, and chocolate and mix by hand.

Spoon the mixture into Mini Poddies tray, filling about two thirds full.

Bake for 10 - 15 minutes until golden and allow to cool completely before removing from tray.

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