popcorn and apricot bites

Popcorn And Apricot Balls
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Bliss balls meet popcorn in these awesome popcorn and apricot bites. Easy to make with a food processor and delicious to eat. Sweetness from the apricots, a little protein and omega 3’s from the chia seeds and interesting texture from the popcorn. A fun treat for lunchboxes or a great snack on the run.

🍴Makes : 10-12
🕒 Prep: 15 mins    Cook : 0 mins

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup dried apricots
  • 3/4 cup dried dates
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 2 tablespoons boiling water
  • 1/4 cup popcorn kernels

 

Directions

  1. Place dried apricots, dates, chia seeds and coconut in food processor
  2. Process for 30 seconds
  3. Add boiling water and blilz again for 10 seconds
  4. Place popcorn kernels in a microwave safe tub with the lid on (or in brown paper bag with top folded over) for 3 minutes
  5. Take out any un-popped popcorn kernels and place in mixing bowl with fruit mixture (removed from food processor)
  6. Mix together, you can try a wooden spoon but hands are easier
  7. Roll into balls (about a heaped teaspoon per ball)
  8. You can eat straight away or store in refrigerator for later

Notes

Store in the fridge in an air tight container

Use can use any nut or seed in place of chia seeds

Not suitable for children under 3-5 due to the popcorn being a choking risk

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