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Apricot Bliss Balls

Make these ahead of time for a quick high fibre snack

15 mins
5 ingredients
$0.35 / person
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Apricot Bliss Balls


Serves = 8 (2 bliss balls per serve)

  • 1 cup dried apricots, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup traditional rolled oats
  • 2 tbs orange juice
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 1/3 cup moist coconut flakes or dessicated coconut

It’s this easy

  • In a food processor, or bowl attachment of a stick blender, add all ingredients except for the coconut
  • Blend until well combined
  • Pour the coconut out on a plate or in a bowl
  • Take 1 tablespoon of the mixture and roll it in the palms of your hands to form a ball
  • Roll the ball in the coconut
  • Repeat with the remaining mixture (makes approx. 16 bliss balls)
  • Chill in the fridge or freezer before eating (and to store them so they keep for longer)


  • If the mixture is too dry add 1 or 2 more tsp of juice
  • One orange will give you enough juice for the recipe
  • Use cinnamon or cinnamon + nutmeg if you don't have mixed spice
  • Try adding a small amount (1/2 teaspoon) vanilla paste to the mix for a vanilla flavour


Nutrition information (per serve):

  • Energy (433kJ)
  • Protein (2.5g)
  • Total fat (1.9g)
  • Saturated fat (0.9g)
  • Carbohydrate (16.7g); Starch (5.4g), Sugars (11.2g), Added sugars (0g), Free sugars (0.3g)
  • Dietary fibre (3.3g)
  • Sodium (18mg)
  • Calcium (22mg)
  • Iron (1.1mg)


Contains: Gluten, Nuts, FODMAPs.
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