• Makes 12
  • 15 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 6 Ingredients

Lunch box friendly bliss balls that are packed full of healthy fibre to keep little bellies full.

Ingredients (makes 12 balls)

  • 1 cup dates
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 2 tbsp cacao powder
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • water


  1. Soak dates in warm water for 10 minutes.
  2. Drain water and combine ingredients in food processor until well combined. Add in water as needed, approximately 1/4 cup.
  3. Rolls into balls and roll in extra coconut if you wish. Pop into fridge or freezer to set.


They are simple to make and very budget friendly. Store them in the freezer and take them out as needed to pop into lunchboxes!

  • A delicious treat anytime to enjoy! Thanks!


  • MMmmm they look delicious. Thank you


  • I’ll have to make these! Much healthier than me saying chocolate all the time!


  • These are always winners in the lunchboxes


  • I love snack like this. It is delicious and easy to make without baking.


  • A lovely recipe, look forward to making them.


  • I made these and everyone loved them.


  • A lot cheaper than buying the ones in the supermarket. Will give these a go.


  • My kids like the commercial bliss balls – these look a lot healthier.


  • Going to have to try these to see if they will pass as rum balls with the kids.


  • Yum! These sound good.


  • Going to make these but worried my kids will notice the dates… What have most others kids thought?


  • Tried and tested. Kids love them! I also took them on a ling road trip we had… Kids loved them, my car not so much…coconut galore!


  • Too easy, and sure to be a hit with the chocolate, coconut combination.


  • Will try this recipe


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