Apple and date bliss balls


  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 5 pitted dates
  • 1½ cups dried apple, chopped
  • 3-5 tbsp water
  • 3 tbsp desiccated coconut & more for rolling
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Preparation time
10 minutes

Makes 10


  1. Blend oats in a high-speed blender or food processor until they’re a flour-like consistency.
  2. Add the apple, coconut and vanilla and process. Slowly add the dates and water. Start with 3 tablespoons of water and add more if required.
  3. Scoop out the mixture, slightly dampen hands, roll into balls and coat in more coconut.

Recipe by Cancer Council’s Healthy Lunch Box – visit the Healthy Lunch Box website for more.


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