Festive balls and cookies 

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This recipe makes scrumptious energy balls if left raw or you can roll out the dough and make them into cookies by baking them. I’m not sure which way I prefer them as they are both delicious. I think that these are perfect for the festive season, served on a platter with mulled wine. They would be perfect any time of the year though.

Ingredients:

  • 100g Almonds
  • 100g Raisins
  • 50g pumpkin seeds
  • 50g sunflower seeds/sesame seeds
  • 50g Goji berries
  • 50g oats
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp cacao/cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds mixed with 2 Tbsp water

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Method:

  • Put all of the ingredients into a food processor and blend until the nuts have broken up and the ingredients  are all combined.
  • Remove the dough and put it in to the fridge for 20-30  minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 170 degrees celcius (fan oven).
  • Halve the dough and place one half of the dough between two layers of cling film.
  • Roll out the dough and cut out cookies with a cookie cutter and place them on a lined tray.
  • Bake for 10 minutes and them remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  • While the cookies are in the oven, with the other half of the mixture, make small balls, the size of a small Brussel sprout. A damp hand prevents the mixture from sticking to your hands.
  • Place the balls in small cupcake holders if you have them.
  • Once the cookies are cooled, serve as they are or you can drizzle them in dark chocolate.

 

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  1. Love that you can make them as balls or bake them.

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