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Mini Energy Balls

Try these delicious Mini Energy Balls. They make a healthy snack and are ideal to give you or your child a mid-morning or afternoon energy boost.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Makes: 25 balls
Great for:  Baby 9-12 Months Toddler 12-18 Months 18 Months-2 Years Family Kids - 2-4 Years
Ingredients
200g/ 7 oz pitted dates
3 tablespoons smooth peanut butter
3 tablespoons sunflower seeds
125g/4 ½ oz porridge oats
40g /1 ½ oz raisins
20g/ ¾ oz pecans, very finely chopped
1 tablespoon chia seeds
20g/ ¾ oz Rice Krispies
A pinch of salt (for babies over 12 months)
Method
  1. Put the dates in a saucepan with 100ml / 4 fl oz boiling water. Cover with a lid, bring to the boil and simmer for 2 minutes, then remove from the heat and set aside for 5 minutes.
  2. Transfer the soaked date mixture to a blender or food processor and blitz until smooth (or blend in a bowl using a stick blender)
  3. Place the peanut butter and date mixture in a saucepan and melt over a low heat until smooth. Remove from the heat and add the remaining ingredients to the pan. Mix well, then shape into 30 equal-sized little balls. Place the balls on a plate and chill for 1 hour before eating.
  4. The balls will keep in the fridge, stored in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

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