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Dark Chocolate and Oat Clusters

Photo: Jim Bathie
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 clusters)
These healthy, 4-ingredient cookies are perfect for on-the-go snacks or for packing in a lunch bag.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats

Nutrition Information

  • calories 160
  • fat 8 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • monofat 3.5 g
  • polyfat 1.5 g
  • protein 5 g
  • carbohydrate 19 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 40 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place peanut butter, milk, and semisweet chocolate chips in a saucepan; cook over low heat until chips melt (about 3 minutes). Stir in oats; remove from heat. With a spoon or melon baller, drop 8 ball-shaped portions on a wax paper-lined baking sheet; let set in refrigerator 10 minutes before serving.

Cook's Notes

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