Tu Bishvat mixed fruit and nut butter balls

The perfect treats for Tu Bishvat

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Super fast to prepare, this rainbow of bite-sized fruit and nut-packed nuggets make a healthy celebration treat. Choose one flavour or make them all — the choice is yours! 

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  • For each variety of energy ball, use a food processor to blend all the ingredients for that flavour for one to two minutes to form a ‘dough’.
  • Roll the mixture into 2cm-diameter balls (approximately), then roall the pistachio balls in pistachio nuts to coat them and the almond apricot balls in ground almonds. 
  • Lay prepared energy balls on a tray or in a single layer in a box and refrigerate for about an hour to set. 
  • Before serving, roll the pecan and date balls in cocoa powder. 

Honeyed pistachio:

170g pistachio butter

60g oats

2tbs honey or agave nectar


Almond and apricot:

170g almond butter

100g dried apricots

50g - 80g oats


Pecan and date:

170g pecan butter

120g dates pitted

50g - 80g porridge oats


Cashew and goji berry:

170g cashew butter

100g goji berries (plus 50g for decoration)

2tbs agave nectar or honey

50g oats

To decorate: 2 tbsp finely chopped pistachios; 2 tbsp ground almonds; 2 tbsp cocoa powder; 

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