Sunflower Seed Balls
Recipe type: Dessert or Snack
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Serves: 20-30 balls
These snacks are high in protein and fibre. They will last for several weeks in a sealed container.
  • 2 Cups Pitted Dates
  • 16 oz Sunflower Seed Butter (you can use other nut butters)
  • 2½ Cups Oat Flakes, quick cooking version
  • ½ Cup Sunflower Seeds, unsalted and toasted
  • 2-3 Tablespoons Boiling Water
  1. Put dates into a food processor with a few tablespoons of boiling water
  2. Blend until they turn into a paste
  3. Add sunflower seed butter and mix until smooth
  4. Transfer to a large bowl and add the oats, one cup at a time, mix well after each addition
  5. Form 2cm balls by rolling with your hands
  6. Place the balls on a plate and roll in the sunflower seeds to coat
  7. Cover and refrigerate
Recipe by Ginger and Nutmeg at