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Date, apricot and chia bliss balls

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  • Egg free
  • Sesame free
  • Vegetarian
  • No added sugar

Whip up a batch of these bliss balls for a wholesome after-school snack. They’re guaranteed to go down a treat.

  • Serves20
  • Prep time15 minutes, + 15 mins soaking, 30 mins chilling and 1 hour setting time


  • 1/2 cup (75g) coarsely chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup (70g) coarsely chopped dates
  • 1/4 cup (20g) desiccated coconut
  • 1 tbs white chia seeds
  • 1 tbs pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • 1 tbs Bega Crunchy Almond Spread
  • Desiccated coconut, extra, to coat

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  1. Step 1

    Place the apricot in a heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water. Set aside for 15 mins to soak. Drain well.
  2. Step 2

    Place the apricot, dates, coconut, chia, pepitas and almond spread in a food processor and process until a smooth paste forms. Place in the fridge for 30 mins or until mixture becomes firmer.
  3. Step 3

    Line a baking tray with baking paper. Roll 2 teaspoonfuls of mixture into a ball. Lightly coat in extra coconut and place on the lined tray. Repeat with remaining mixture. Place in the fridge for 1 hour to set.