Easter Bliss Balls

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Hot cross buns and chocolate are probably the two most common foods that people enjoy over Easter. These yummy raw bliss balls have all of the enticing flavors of traditional hot cross buns only way healthier ingredients. The only thing missing is the processed flour and sugar, and the little cross on top! Enjoy!

 

 

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup macadamias
  • 3/4 cup shredded coconut, plus extra for coating
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup or rice malt syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 cup organic sultanas

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients (except sultanas) to a high speed blender or food processor and process until completely combined.
  2. Add the sultanas and pulse a few times. You want to ensure that the sultanas are only slightly processed.
  3. The mixture will be quite soft, but you can still roll the mixture into small balls and place on a lined baking tray in the freezer to firm up for 5 - 10 minutes. Then, remove from the freezer and roll in the desiccated coconut. You may need to reshape the balls first as they may have flattened out in the freezer. Then place in the refrigerator for a minimum of 10 minutes to set.

Notes

Note: keep stored in the refrigerator
Vanessa VickeryAbout Vanessa Vickery

Vanessa Vickery is a qualified holistic nutritionist, wellness coach, healthy foodie and mother of two young children. She is passionate about helping women and their families achieve a healthier, happier and more fulfilling life. Vanessa created Becomingness in 2014 to give women and their families wellness information and inspiration and her healthy recipes have helped thousands of families create delicious meals and desserts that work with their dietary allergies and intolerances. She is also the author of the eCookbook, BecomingSweet – say yes to dessert again!

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