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Busy Happy Kids Boost Balls

Serves 24
Prep time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 5 mins

Boost balls make a great afternoon snack - all natural ingredients and they taste great! 

Ingredients

Method

  • 300g blanched peanuts
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • ¾ cup desiccated coconut
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1. Place the peanuts on an oven tray and roast in the oven until they are lightly toasted (keep an eye on them while roasting).

2. Crush the roasted peanuts in a food processor, or place in a plastic bag and crush with a rolling pin.

3. Cut the dates in half and place in a saucepan, add ¾ cup of water to the saucepan and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Leave to cool.

4. Lightly toast the coconut in a frying pan.

5. Sift the cocoa into a large bowl, add the dates, ¼ cup of the coconut and the crushed peanuts. Stir to combine.

6. Roll into tablespoon size balls and cover with the remaining coconut.

Makes 24 balls.

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