Bliss balls 2 ways

Basic bliss balls

13 – 14 medjool dates (pips removed)

2 cups desiccated coconut

½ tsp vanilla bean paste or 1 tsp vanilla extract

Pinch of salt

 

Blitz in food processor until combined. Process for a bit longer than you think necessary as it makes the texture nicer.

Roll into balls and roll in extra desiccated coconut to coat.

Store in the freezer

Optional: 2 tablespoons cacao for a chocolate flavour. You might need to add in another date or a splash of coconut oil if they are too dry.

 

Chocolate seed bliss balls

10 – 12 medjool dates (pips removed)

1/2 cup desiccated coconut (preservative free)

1/2 cup mixed seeds – pepitas, sunflower, hemp, chia, golden flax – use whatever combination you like.

1 tablespoon coconut butter (you can leave this out if you don’t have any but it is makes them so good)

1 tablespoon goji berries or dried blueberries

2 tablespoons raw cacao

1/2 teaspoon vanilla powder

pinch sea salt

Desiccated coconut for rolling (optional)

Optional:

1 – 2 teaspoons coconut oil

1 tablespoon Vital Veggie Powder

 

Mix in food processor until the mixture comes together (3 – 5 minutes)

Taste the mixture and adjust flavours to your liking.

Roll into balls and then into coconut to coat. These area also great without the coconut.

Store in the fridge or freezer.

 

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6 thoughts on “Bliss balls 2 ways”

  1. These are delicious! I also made a version with dried apricots and dates instead of just dates and they were delicious as well.

  2. I made up my own version of these to use up the coconut left after making coconut milk. I add dates,raw cacao and macca powder and a bit of coconut oil and blend in the food processor until it holds together, then roll in coconut. The kids love them and they are nut free for school 🙂

  3. Choc seed recipe with orange zest & juice & rolled in crushed pistachios

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