These scrumptious raspberry snack attack balls are a brilliant family-friendly recipe that is suitable for all ages from 12 months plus. Perfect for school holiday fridge raiders, kids’ lunch boxes or as an after-school snack. These balls of goodness are a sweet treat that kids love. Super-quick and easy to make……watch them disappear just as fast.
The oats are and dates provide lots of gut-friendly fibre which is important for regularity and immunity; the almonds and chia seeds are a great source of calcium for strong bones, and the chia seeds also contain omega 3 which is important for brain development.
- 150 g Pitted Dates
- 30 g Ground Almonds or Sunflower Seeds
- 40 g Porridge Oats (gluten free is needed)
- 10 g Chia Seeds
- 2 dstspn Honey or Rice Syrup
- 2 tsps Cacao Powder
- 7 g Freeze-Dried Raspberries (approx.)
- Desiccated Coconut or Cacao/Cocoa Powder to decorate
- Blitz all of the ingredients in a food processor for about a minute until ground up.
- Grab a walnut size piece of dough and roll into a ball with your hands and repeat.
- These are delicious on their own, or you can roll in some desiccated coconut or cacao/cocoa if you prefer.
- Store in the fridge for up to 5 days, or freeze. They defrost very quickly within an hour.
Cooks Tip: When rolling into balls, to stop getting sticky doughy fingers, you can dampen your hands with a little water. This way you also get a lovely smooth finish.
If your school has a nut-free rule, then simply swap the ground almonds for sunflower seeds.