Pumpkin Booster Bite

SERVES: 24 portions

RECIPE TIME: 1 Hour

What you need:

  • 6 Tbsp Dried Cranberry
  • ¾ Cup Orange Juice
  • ¾ Cup Oats, Toasted
  • 6 Tbsp Pumpkin Seeds
  • ¾ Cup Maple Syrup
  • 1 ¼ Cup Coconut Milk
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  • ¾ Cup Sugar, Granulated
  • Pinch of Sea Salt
  • ½ Cup Rice Krispies, GF
  • 6 Tbsp. Dried Apples, Chopped
  • ½ tsp Cinnamon

What to do:

  1. Make sure you wash your hands before you begin
  2. Preheat the oven to 300°F. Prepare a 9x9 inch baking dish by lining with parchment paper.
  3. Combine orange juice and cranberries to soak.
  4. Spread oats and pumpkin seeds out in an even layer.
  5. Bake for approximately 5-8 minutes, watching closely for the oats to turn brown and become fragrant.
  6. In a saucepan, bring maple syrup, coconut milk, vanilla, sugar and salt to a simmer over medium heat. Stir and reduce for 30 minutes. Set aside.
  7. In a mixing bowl, combine all remaining dry ingredients. Stir in the oat mixture and pour in the wet ingredients combining until evenly coated.
  8. Press mixture into the prepared baking dish and use another piece of parchment paper on top and compress.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes then pack or press down while hot.
  10. Place in the refrigerator to cool. Cut into bars and serve once chilled.