Christmas Bliss Balls Recipe

by Slowood MKT


for the balls:
- 1 cup pecans
- 1 cup dates
- 1/4 cup sultanas
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp vanilla essence
- 1/2 tsp ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp all spice pinch salt
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 1 orange

for decoration:
- 2 tbsp dessicated coconut
- 24 goji berries /dried cranberries
- 24 pumpkin seeds

How to cook:

1. Put the pecans in the food processor and blend until finely chopped. Add the dates, sultanas, cinnamon, vanilla, ginger, all spice, salt and cocoa powder.

2. Grate the zest of the orange in to the food processor, and squeeze in the juice of half the orange. Blend everything together until the mixture has formed into one ball.

3. Remove the mixture and cut in to 12 equal pieces. Roll each piece in to a round ball and place on to a plate.

4. Spoon the coconut on to a small plate and roll the top of half the balls in this. Decorate with two goji berries and two pumpkin seeds on top of each like holly leaves!

5. Store in the fridge.