Homemade Aussie Bites

If you're a Costco shopper, chances are you've come across the magic little snack food that is an Aussie Bite.  Yummy, easy to grab on-the-go, and packed with healthy pregnancy diet ingredients like chia seeds, flax, whole oats, and dates -- this homemade version is made even healthier by taking out the sugar!  

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  • 1¾ cup rolled oats (regular or GF)
  • ¼ cup dried apricots
  • 3-4 pitted dates
  • ¼ cup ground flaxseed
  • ¼ cup unsalted sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ¼ cup quinoa (uncooked is fine)
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 24 count mini-muffin pan.
  2. Pour 1 cup of rolled oats into a food processor. Process for about 1 minute until oats are pulverized into oat flour.
  3. Add in the remaining ¾ cup rolled oats, dates, dried apricots, flax seed, sunflower seeds, coconut, quinoa, chia seeds, and baking soda. Pulse until apricots and dates are in small bits.
  4. Pour in honey, melted butter, coconut oil, and vanilla extract. Pulse just until combined.
  5. Divide batter among the prepared muffin tin.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Remove pan from oven and let cool in pan on a wire cooling rack in the pan.
  8. Once completely cooled, remove from pan and store in an airtight container for 4 to 5 days.

Adapted from the recipe by the Stay at Home Chef: https://thestayathomechef.com/homemade-aussie-bites/