Vegan Peanut Butter and Jam Glo Bites



I don’t know about you, but I don’t think there is a better tasting combination than peanut butter and jam. The flavours just have a way of complimenting each other so well.

The other day, when I was looking to make an indulgent yet healthy breakfast treat, I knew that I had to have these ingredients in my morning snack.


Vegan Peanut Butter and Jam Glo Bites



  • 1/4 cup Earth Balance (vegan margarine)
  • 1/4 cup sucanat (brown sugar probably works)
  • 1 cup spelt flour
  • 1/4 c milled flax
  • 1 t cinnamon


  • ½ t baking powder
  • 1 t vanilla
  • ¼ cup Whole Wheat Pastry Flour
  • ¼ cup cane sugar
  • ½ cup PB
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • Jam
  • Dark Chocolate chips (optional)

Directions: Mix crust together with a hand blender in a medium sized bowl. Place approx 1 tsp of crust dough into pre-greased mini muffin tin (or use 1 T of crust in a regular muffin tin). Press down to create a mini crust making sure the crust comes up on the sides a bit. Add filling, filling the tin about half only, and top with jam and chocolate or carob chips. Bake at 350F for 15 minutes. Makes 24 mini cups.

Note. You can also experiment by putting the jam on top of the crust but before the filling layer. I would suggest not mixing the jam into the filling though because the taste sort of gets lost in all of the other ingredients.

Recipe inspiration from here.

The crust turned out absolutely delicious. I think this is one of the best tasting crusts I have ever made!


In the photo above, I used a mini tart pan. I think this was my favourite size, although the mini ones were super cute.


These tasted out of this world delicious!!! I am seriously addicted. They make such a fun breakfast treat on days when you just aren’t feeling the regular stuff or when you want to make something special on the weekend. When they bake in the oven the whole house smells just wonderful too! Just delicious.


Would you like another chance at winning a 3 pound bag of chia seeds from Chia Seeds Direct? Leave one comment below by tomorrow at 8am EST for your chance to win a 3 pound bag of chia seeds, graciously donated by Chia Seeds Direct. Contest open to US and Canadian residents only please.


Enjoy your day!


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April September 10, 2009

Mmmm…those look amazing!

Love my chia seeds!


Gloria M September 10, 2009 they look delicious! (dangerous though ;) haha)
I’m definitely going to make those asap.

I hope I win those chia seeds this time :)


Lindsey (Mrs. LC) September 10, 2009

Those look delicious! Especially the ones with chocolate. Chocolate makes everything better. ;)

To those of you wondering what WWPF is, it’s Whole Wheat Pastry Flour. :)


Eve September 10, 2009

Mmm, peanut butter and jelly….. would you believe that my boyfriend JUST realized how good they were together? He’d gone his whole childhood convincing himself he didn’t like it – but he never gave it a chance! Sillysilly! It would be awesome to win the chia seeds – they are so pricey!


Amy September 10, 2009

I missed out on the first giveaway, so I thought I’d try now!


Sarah @ The Foodie Diaries September 10, 2009

PB and jam tartlets?? You are brilliant.


Sharon September 10, 2009

One more time! Cha cha cha chia!


~carolyn~ September 10, 2009

Ok those look great and YES I would love another chance to win!!


Sham September 10, 2009

PB and Jam, it’s one of those combos that continues to live on because of its simplicity and yumminess :) factor!!

Have a great all!!


Ryane September 10, 2009

Those look DELISH!
I would try making one with a mashed banana layer somewhere in there – that’s my fave PB combo.

Oooh and you could make yummy little pumpkin tarts too in that crust… droooool. Haha, thanks Angela!


Jocelyn September 10, 2009

Those look and sound yummy. I should try em out! I love anything to do with pb and j lol


Nicole McAllister September 10, 2009

I have never tried chia seeds and I would love to! The pb & jam bites look delicious! I am going to alter the recipe to make it gluten free and make it this weekend.


Holly September 10, 2009

My goodness! I cannot WAIT until you start shipping to the US. You do realize you’re going to have to make a copy of yourself as soon as you open up to us, right???

Also, random: I’d love to create a login for your site so my picture shows up, but I can’t find a “register” link, only the “login” link if you already have an account. Help?

P.S. I hope I win the chia seeds this time!


Organic Ashley September 10, 2009

oh those look wonderful!! PS I love chias!!


Mary September 10, 2009

Those look so yummy! Another awesome idea from Ang! I would love to try out those Chia seeds too!


Corinne September 10, 2009

Those look incredible – I love PB and J!
I want to make them, but what is WWPF?


kristina September 10, 2009

those tarts look amazing!! love chia seeds as well, so here’s hoping to a possible win!


Courtney September 10, 2009

Congrats on the 11 miles yesterday!!! Great job!!! And those little breakfast treats look tasty. I think it is a great idea for a special brunch on the weekends.

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EL September 10, 2009

Those look so good, I am going to have to attempt them this weekend.


Gillian September 10, 2009

I seriously need to get back into healthy natural eating, but im just starting uni so budget is pretty stretched already. This looks affordable and fun :)


Suzanne September 10, 2009

I love all of your breakfast “indulgences”! These look delicious! And I <3 chia seeds!


leslie September 10, 2009

these look amazing. i really, really need to start baking!

attempt #2 for chia seeds! :)


Amalia September 10, 2009

I’ve been dying to try chia seeds but haven’t found them at the grocery store yet!


Christina September 10, 2009

I love anything that involves peanut butter and jelly! I would also love to try chia seeds!


amelia September 10, 2009

those pb&j glo bites look amazing!


Holly B September 10, 2009

oooooh! i want to come over for brunch!

Chia chia chia!


Amy September 10, 2009

I really really really want the chia seeds! Just made chia pudding for the first time and I MUST HAVE MORE


Heather September 10, 2009

Those look awesome!!!


Madeline @ Greens and Jeans September 10, 2009

Hit me with some chia seeds! I have been dying to try them!


Kim September 10, 2009

Those bites look amazing!

I would love to win the chia seeds! YUM!!


Anne Marie @ her new weigh September 10, 2009

Holy wow those look so good! Is it sad that I haven’t ever eaten peanut butter with jam? I’ve had jelly, but never jam. I now feel deprived!


Beth September 10, 2009

Thrilled to see more chia seeds!! Those pb/jam treats looking amazing – scouring my kitchen for all the ingredients now!


Laura September 10, 2009

Oh jeez! I hope I win the seeds! I’ve heard so many good things about them. Thank you for providing the recipe for those pbj treats!


Allison (Eat Clean Live Green) September 10, 2009

I love PB&J! I really want to try Chia seeds :)


brandi September 10, 2009

these bites look so good! What a great idea!


Jess September 10, 2009

Those look so delicious. I hope i can finally try some chia seeds!


Holly September 10, 2009

cute dessert lady! and yay for another chance at chias – i am determined to get those :)


Charline September 10, 2009

Man! Those look yummy!


Ashlee September 10, 2009

My weakness is peanut butter and banana. I’m just not a huge fan of jam, but am definitely going to make these. And, I need chia seeds in my life! :)


natalie September 10, 2009

Too funny! I just barley wrote an entire post on Peanut Butter this morning on nono2yoyo ..what a coinsidence! I am MORE than excited to try your recipie! I love peanut butter so much and pb and j’s are my fav! I love learning about healthier peanut butter options and trying them out. Not only do they look delicious they are so cute! Thanks!! natalie


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