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Bliss Balls

With Laura Faire

Bliss Balls

Makes 18-20
Preparation time: 15 minutes

A yogi-friend of mine loves these. They are basically the same components of a fancy raw power bar and have been loved by hippies since hippies were invented.

1 cup nuts, (almonds and cashews)
6 fresh medjool dates, stones removed
6 pitted prunes
1/4 cup raw cocao (sic) powder
2 tablespoons dried cranberries, roughly chopped.
1/4 cup fancy thread coconut, toasted

In a small blender, pulse nuts until a nice chunky powder. Remove.
Process dates and prunes until a thick puree. 
Add back the nuts and the cocao powder.
Pulse until a thick sticky dough is formed. 
Pulse in the cranberries.
Drop spoonfuls into the toasted coconut and form pretty little balls. Chill until ready to serve.

(Broadcast: 13 July 2012)

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