Date and Weet-Bix balls

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Serves: approximately 35 x 20g balls

Category: Bliss Balls

Ingredients

  • 400g dried pitted dates
  • 1½ cups water
  • 8 Weet-Bix, crumbled finely
  • ½ cup dessicated coconut
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon polyunsaturated margarine
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 cup dessicated coconut, for rolling
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder, for rolling

 

Method

  1. Place dates and water in a heavy based saucepan over medium heat, stir until dates have softened, approx 10 minutes
  2. Remove dates from heat, stir in all other ingredients. Combine well with a handheld blender or potato masher. If the mix seems very dry add up to ½ cup extra water
  3. Combine extra coconut and cocoa powder in a small dish. Using wet hands form mixture into small walnut sized balls, roll in coconut and cocoa mixture
  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

 

Nutrition information panel

Nutrient Per Serve Per 100g
Energy 272kJ 976kJ
Protein 1.02g 3.64g
Total fat 1.17g 4.20g
Saturated fat 0.95g 3.39g
Carbohydrate 11.83g 42.37g
Sugars 9.01g 32.29g
Dietary Fibre 2.17g 7.78g
Sodium 13.75mg 49.25mg

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