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Nut-free cacao and coconut bliss balls

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  • Nut free
  • Vegetarian
  • Dairy free
  • Egg free
  • Lactose free
  • Peanut free
  • Sesame free
  • Soy free

Whip up a batch of these tasty bliss balls. They’re the perfect morning or afternoon hunger buster.

  • Serves9
  • Prep time10 minutes, + 1 hour setting time
Seven nut-free cacao and coconut bliss balls and one cut in half


  • 1 cup (90g) rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder or cocoa powder
  • 12 pitted fresh dates
  • 1 cup (80g) desiccated coconut
  • 2 tablespoons Coles Finest Maple Syrup
  • 2 tablespoons desiccated coconut, extra to coat

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Percentage Daily Intake information on our recipes is calculated using the nutrition reference values for an average Australian adult.


  1. Step 1

    Process rolled oats, cacao powder or cocoa powder, dates, 1 cup desiccated coconut and maple syrup in a food processor until almost smooth and well combined.
  2. Step 2

    Place another 2 tablespoons desiccated coconut on a plate. Roll 2-tablespoons portions of mixture into balls. Roll in coconut to evenly coat. Place on a lined tray in the fridge for 1 hour or until set. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.