Festive Flavoured Bliss Balls

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If you are looking for last minute gifts or festive themed treats, look no further. 

These bliss balls are easy to prepare, made of simple ingredients and best of all, are 100% refined sugar, dairy & gluten free!

CHOCOLATE & CRANBERRY

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  • 1 1/2 cups walnuts
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence/extract
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 2/3 cup chopped dried cranberries
  • Pinch of salt
  • Maple syrup to sweeten

Blend walnuts & salt first in a food processor to form a course flour. Add cocoa, vanilla and dates – blend well until the dates are in tiny pieces.

Add maple syrup if a sweeter taste is desired & water if the mixture isn’t sticking together enough.

Add cranberries throughout mixture.

Using coconut oil, roll bite-sized balls and dip in desiccated coconut before placing in the fridge to chill.  

 

GINGER CRUNCH

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  • 1 cup ground or whole roasted cashews
  • 1 cup ground or whole roasted almonds
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 cup pitted dates
  • 1/2 cup activated buckwheat (buckinis)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence/extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Maple syrup to sweeten 

Blend almonds, cashews & salt first in a food processor to form a course flour. Add ginger, coconut, vanilla and dates – blend well until the dates are in tiny pieces.

Add maple syrup if a sweeter taste is desired & water if the mixture isn’t sticking together enough.

Add the activated buckwheat throughout mixture.

Using coconut oil, roll bite-sized balls and place in the fridge to chill.  

 

PEPPERMINT CHOCOLATE

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  • 1 cup ground or whole roasted cashews
  • 1 cup ground or whole roasted almonds
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract/essence (adjust to taste preferences)
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence/extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Maple syrup to sweeten

Blend almonds, cashews & salt first in a food processor to form a course flour. Add cocoa, peppermint essence, vanilla and dates – blend well until the dates are in tiny pieces.

Add maple syrup if a sweeter taste is desired & water if the mixture isn’t sticking together enough.

Using coconut oil, roll bite-sized balls and place in the fridge to chill.  

 

GIFT WRAP YOUR HEALTHY TREATS

Using cellophane, circular cuts of card and ribbon these bliss balls make the perfect homemade christmas gifts!

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All other images & content property of The Love Club by Maddie Mason.

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