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GORP Clusters

Hands-on time 9 mins
Total time 39 mins
Yield Serves 30 (serving size: 1 cluster)
Packed with oats, chocolate chips, pretzels, raisins, and sunflower seeds, these unique clusters offer a sweet, salty, fruity, chewy, crunchy punch all in one bite. Take them along on hikes or long bike rides to provide a pick-me-up.


  • 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 42 gluten-free pretzels (1 ounce), coarsely chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup certified gluten-free quick-cooking oats
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted sunflower seed kernels

Nutrition Information

  • calories 25
  • fat 1.1 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 0.4 g
  • carbohydrate 3.8 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • iron 0.2 mg
  • sodium 14 mg
  • calcium 1 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place chocolate chips in a medium microwave-safe bowl; microwave at HIGH 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until melted, stirring every 30 seconds. Add pretzels, raisins, oats, and sunflower seed kernels, stirring to coat.

  2. Drop mixture by heaping teaspoonfuls onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Chill 30 minutes or until chocolate is set. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week.

Gluten-Free Baking