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No Bake Holiday Apple Bites

For a quick and healthy treat packed with fruits, nuts and whole grains, mix up a batch of our No Bake Holiday Apple Bites.

Or to create a unique holiday gift recipe kit, combine the dry ingredients layered in a mason jar and tie a 4 oz. cup of Musselman’s Unsweetened Apple Sauce to the lid with ribbon to add some festive flair. All they need to add is peanut butter.

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No Bake Holiday Apple Bites

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup nuts/seeds (sunflower seeds, chopped walnuts, chopped almonds, etc)
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax seed (or hemp seeds, chia seeds)
  • 1/4 cup dried fruit (raisins, dried cranberries, chopped apricots, dried blueberries, etc)
  • 1/4 cup natural peanut butter (the runny kind)
  • 1 4 oz. cup Musselman's Unsweetened Apple Sauce


  1. Step 1
    Mix the first 5 ingredients together in a large bowl.

  2. Step 2
    Add Musselman's Apple Sauce and peanut butter, and stir to combine.

  3. Step 3
    Hand-roll the mixture into 12 equally-sized balls.

  4. Step 4
    Freeze or refrigerate in an airtight container.


Apple Bites should be stored in an airtight container and will last up to 4 days in the refrigerator or up to 2 weeks in the freezer.

What others are saying about this recipe

  1. Newell Rinehart says:

    Quick, easy and delicious!

  2. Patti says:

    I like this recipe

  3. Kathy Martin says:

    Awesome idea

  4. Catherine Bell says:

    Sounds good

  5. Amelia McCurdy says:

    What a great gift idea!

  6. Martha Sanita says:


  7. Martha Sanita says:

    Yummy and delicious!!

  8. Sherry says:

    Looks delicious and easy to make
    I love applesauce

  9. Karen Williams says:

    Recipes look delicious and easy to make!

  10. Debi Quade says:

    Looks like a fun recipe.

  11. Paula Male says:

    Such a great idea!!!

  12. Barbara Hatcher says:

    These looks Delish

  13. Patti Beckman says:

    Quick & easy for Christmas & parties.

  14. Jackie Carey says:

    Love all the recipes
    Thank you

  15. Pat says:

    What a great idea and not too expensive.

  16. Mittie Mae Ellis says:

    Can’t wait to get ingredients to make ALL THESE GOODIES 😋😋😋

  17. Jan McAllister says:

    I want to make this. Maybe someone will gift it to me

  18. Sallie Seeitzer says:


  19. B Gruntler says:

    Like the simplicity

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