Date balls

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Serves: 60

Category: Bliss Balls


  • 200g polyunsaturated or monounsaturated margarine
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 500g dried dates, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 150g Milk Arrowroot biscuits
  • 25g pumpkin seeds
  • 25g sunflower seeds
  • Dessicated coconut to roll date balls

No time to roll, no worries – at step four place mix in to a lamington time and press down evenly, sprinkle
with coconut and refrigerate.
For a gluten free option, choose gluten free biscuits.


  1. Melt margarine and sugar in a saucepan, stirring until sugar has dissolved
  2. Add chopped dates and cook until dates are soft and mushy, add vanilla, stir, allow to cool
  3. Break biscuits into small pieces; add seeds and biscuits to date mixture and combine well
  4. Roll mixture in wet palms until a small ball is formed then roll lightly in coconut
  5. Place in fridge.


Nutrition information panel

Nutrient Per Serve Per 100g
Weight 20g 100g
Energy 324kJ 1688kJ
Protein 0.4g 2.3g
Total fat 3.3g 17g
Saturated fat 1.1g 5.8g
Carbohydrate 11.5g 60g
Sugars 9.8g 51g
Dietary Fibre 1g 5g
Sodium 19mg 103mg

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