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Black Bean Bliss Balls

This is a modern trick to make truly healthy bliss balls. The secret ingredient - Wattie’s Black Beans! They add great flavour and texture. Roll the bliss balls in either cocoa, coconut or toasted pistachios for a tasty treat!

Makes 30 (2 per serve)
Prep Time 15 minutes
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Ingredients
½ cup dates
½ cup dried cranberries
½ cup ground almonds
2 Tbsp cocoa
2 Tbsp runny honey
400g can Wattie's Black Beans in Springwater, drained
Zest from 1 small orange
Toppings:
Finely chopped toasted pistachios
Cocoa
Coconut

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INGREDIENTS
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Black Beans

Wattie's Black Beans are super versatile and are a great addition to or replacement for meat dishes.

Heated or eaten as is, they are delicious from morning to night in Mexican cuisine such as burritos and tacos or simply used in dips, salads, soups and casseroles.

Method
Step 1
Put the dates, cranberries, ground almonds, cocoa, honey, Wattie's Black Beans and orange zest into a food processor. Process until the fruit is finely chopped. The mixture will come together into a ball.
Step 2
Roll the mixture into small balls.* Roll balls in finely chopped toasted pistachios, cocoa or coconut. Store in a container in the fridge.
Tips
This recipe gets the Healthy Pick for Baking and Desserts.
*Make ahead and freeze balls on a tray in a single layer. Pack into an airtight container or resealable bags. Thaw and roll in coconut or cocoa before serving.
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Original recipe yields 30 Servings
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½ cup dates
½ cup dried cranberries
½ cup ground almonds
2 Tbsp cocoa
2 Tbsp runny honey
400 g can Wattie’s Black Beans in Springwater, drained
Zest from 1 small orange
Finely chopped toasted pistachios
Cocoa
Coconut
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