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Festive Bliss Balls



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  • 100 g Almonds raw
  • 180 g Dates (medjool), pitted
  • 10 g vanilla essence
  • 30 g raw cacao powder
  • 30 g pistachios, shelled
  • 30 g cranberries, dried
  • 6
    Preparation 20min
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    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Place almonds into tmx bowl and mil on speed 8/10 seconds. Remove from bowl and set aside.

    2. Place pistachios and cranberries into tmx bowl and mill for 4 seconds on speed 9.

    3. Remove half the pastachios & cranberries from the bowl and leave half in the bowl.

    4. Return almond meal to the bowl and add the dates, vanilla essence and cacao powder.

    5. Combine the mixture on speed 5/10 seconds.

    6. Using about a tablespoon of mixture, mould them into balls and roll on the leftover cranberry & pistachio mixture. 

    7. Wrap up as a festive, edible gift. Store balls in the fridge for up to 5 days.


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* Use coconut to roll the final balls in.

* Add different flavour combinations instead of cranberry & pistachio. Examples include apricot & walnut, mint leaves, sunflower seeds & goji berries.

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  • Can you freeze these?

    Submitted by Mrsmcdermott88 on 21. August 2020 - 23:10.

    Can you freeze these?

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  • These are absolutely delicious. Thank you!

    Submitted by Mrsmcdermott88 on 2. January 2019 - 23:12.

    These are absolutely delicious. Thank you!

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  • I just added all ingredients

    Submitted by Mummyquag on 7. February 2016 - 09:54.

    I just added all ingredients and blended for 1min speed 5....  Yum

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  • yum! I found the mix was a

    Submitted by JudyPrice on 23. December 2015 - 07:47.

    yum! I found the mix was a little dry to roll into balls so mixed in a little coconut oil & they were perfect

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