A copycat recipe for Homemade Aussie Bites that uses the same list of ingredients as on the package. It’s a true copycat and the best one you’ll find!
This recipe has been in the works for quite a while. One of my favorite free samples at Costco is the Aussie Bites. They are so stinkin’ delicious, but boy are they expensive. I may or may not sneak back for second and third samples. I’d been salivating over them for far too long so I embarked on making my own copycat version at home. I took a picture of the ingredient list on the box and went to work. After a few attempts, I’ve finally settled on a version that seems to match the original. These bites are full of good healthy stuff and are super easy to make in a food processor.
Canola Oil Replacements:
Canola oil is used in the original store-bought bakery good, but you can also use melted coconut oil, melted butter, vegetable oil, avocado oil, or other similar liquid fats.
Cooked or Uncooked Quinoa:
This recipe can be made with both cooked or uncooked quinoa in the same amount. Cooked quinoa leads to a slightly softer end result, but both work in the recipe.
Replacing Apricots or Raisins:
This recipe uses dried apricots and raisins. You can substitute these items with similar dried fruits, but you cannot just leave them out. Other dried stonefruits like dried peaches and dried nectarines are great replacements for dried apricots. Raisins can be replaced with dried cranberries, craisins, dried dates, or dried prunes.
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