Mini Energy Balls

Ingredients

200g pitted dates
3 tbsp smooth peanut butter
3 tbsp sunflower seeds
125g porridge oats
40g raisins
20g pecans, very finely chopped
1 tbsp chia seeds
20g Rice Krispies

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.

SUITABLE FOR 6 MONTHS +

Recipe by www.annabelkarmel.com