Pumpkin Granola & Tumbleweeds Galore!

I have come to a whole new level in the kitchen. The ability to throw some ingredients together and miraculously come up with something DELISH!

A last minute lady-date: I had a new friend coming over for my usual Sunday night shows. And of course, I want to have something yummy and healthy to nibble on. So I {no joke} whipped up these bad boys and was super proud of myself!

They aren’t exactly like an oatmeal “cookie”… they have a little crunch to them… so I put them under the “tumbleweed” or “haystack” category. Either way, they are a great cheat day snack that not only my family- but my company- LOVED! {Sorry for the lack of pictures.. we were busy nibbling!}

Happy healthy, allergy free eating!

–Follow up post and recipe added onto this blog was in preparation for our family road trip!! I made them using my “Tumbleweed” recipe as a base and they were a bite sized success!! It seemed silly to me to make a whole other blog with these two recipes being so closely related, so they are now blog buddies!! Thanks again for stopping by and I cant wait to enjoy these granola bites on the road tomorrow!! -Jenn

Pumpkin Oat Tumbleweed

2 Cups Gluten Free Old Fashioned Oats

1/2 Cup Pumpkin Puree

1/4 Cup Raw Honey

1 teaspoon Apple Pie Spice

1/2 teaspoon Vanilla extract

Handful Enjoy Life chocolate chunks

1. Mix all ingredients in a mixer on low speed until combined.

Don’t add the chocolate chunks until after everything else is mixed.

2. Using a cookie dropper {kinda like a miniature ice cream scooper}

scoop out your batter and arrange on a baking dish about an inch apart.

3. Bake 10 minutes on 350*.

4. Enjoy!

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Here is a little picture of the batter spaced out on the cookie sheet prior to baking. Again, sorry for the lack of after pictures but I can tell you that they will look… well… the same!

Pumpkin Granola Bites

2 Cups Gluten Free Old Fashioned Oats

1/2 Cup Pumpkin Puree

1/4 Cup Raw Honey

1 teaspoon Apple Pie Spice

1/2 teaspoon Vanilla extract

1 T coconut oil

Handful Enjoy Life chocolate chips

1. Mix all ingredients in a mixer on low speed until combined.

Don’t add the chocolate chunks until after everything else is mixed.

2. Using your teaspoon – packed tight with batter- scoop out little “bite” size pieces and form into balls.
3. Line baking sheet with “bites” and bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes
4. Remove from oven, enjoy!
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