Energy balls on tray

Apple crumble energy balls

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Prep: 10 mins plus chilling

Easy

makes 10

Make a batch of our easy, no-cook energy balls for the perfect on-the-go snack. These quick vegan bites with apples and cinnamon take just 10 minutes to make

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: per ball

  • kcal87
  • fat4g
  • saturates0.4g
  • carbs9g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre1g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.01g
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Ingredients

  • 50g oats
    Two piles of oats

    Oats

    ohtz

    Oats are processed by rolling (steamed and pressed) or steel-cutting (cut into pieces). There is…

  • 50g pitted dates (about 3)
  • 50g ground almonds
  • 2 tbsp almond butter
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon, plus extra for dusting
    Cinnamon

    Cinnamon

    sin-ah-mun

    A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…

  • 30g dried apple slices
  • ½ apple
    Apples

    Apple

    ap-pel

    Grown in temperate regions, apples are one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits. There are…

Method

  1. Blitz 30g of the oats with the dates, ground almonds, almond butter, cinnamon, dried apple slices and a pinch of salt until roughly chopped and beginning to clump together. Grate in the apple, skin and all, then add the remaining oats and pulse until combined.

  2. Roll into 10 balls and dust with a little more cinnamon. Put in the fridge for 30 mins to firm up. Will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to five days.

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siantb
8th Mar, 2019
5.05
Brilliant recepie. Can swap the raw apple for blueberries, or other fruit for different flavours. Great to have on standby in fridge when you're busy and need a boost, before or after gym. Kids love them too as after school snacks, or after sport. Can't believe how expensive similar snacks are in the shops - saved a fortune making these!
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