A collection of raw & guilt-free healthy bliss ball recipes that are perfect for a post-workout treat, an afternoon pick-me-up or a school lunch box filler. Plus they're all freezer-friendly for delicious 'grab and go' snacks.
Our healthy bliss ball recipes make up some of our most popular recipes on Bake Play Smile! They're quick, easy and best of all... completely raw and healthy! Whether you're making bliss balls for your kids, for yourself as a post-gym energy boost or as a breakfast on the run, there's a recipe to suit every taste!
Making Bliss Balls In A Thermomix, Blender Or Food Processor
Bliss balls can easily be made in a Thermomix, blender or food processor.
- ensure the blades are sharp in your machine
- use pitted dried dates or pitted medjool dates
- the mixture will be very sticky so scrape down the sides occasionally when mixing
Chocolate Bliss Ball Recipes
When you are in need of a healthy burst that tastes just like a naughty chocolate treat....... a chocolate bliss ball is the answer!
These little treats only take about 5 minutes to make. Forget the processed sugar, the natural sweetness of fresh medjool dates will give you that sweet energy kick in a decadent chocolatey minty way instead!
Satisfy your 'Nutella' fix in a more healthy way by using just dates, hazelnuts and cocoa powder to make your own little chocolate hazelnut treats. So simple, so delicious!
A great little energy boosting snack for lunch boxes or a post workout pick-me-up. Made with the natural ingredients of dates, almonds, honey, cocoa (or cacao) and cacao nibs, these are a great snack to have on hand in the freezer for when needed!
Peanut Butter Bliss Balls
These yummy little balls are the perfect energy booster (plus they're our most popular bliss ball recipe ever!!).
When you make your own protein balls you know just whats in them, and the combination of dates, cocoa (or cacao), almonds and peanut butter make these little bliss babes a winning flavour combo!
Salted Caramel Bliss Balls (Nut-Free)
Who can resist a healthy bliss ball that tastes just like a salted caramel dessert?
These salted caramel bliss balls made with dates, rolled oats and coconut are so quick and easy, and totally GUILT FREE! Packed with fibre and nutrients, they tick every box - nut-free, dairy-free, vegan, and the natural sweetness of dates - try them!
Fruit Bliss Ball Recipes
Everyone loves a fruity bliss-ball recipe... and if you're after a nut-free option, our apricot bliss balls are perfect!
Here's a great twist on the usual 'date' sweetness of protein balls. These are made using cashews, lemon, coconut and rice malt syrup for an awesome taste sensation!
Apricots and coconut go so well together along with rolled oats, and the chia seeds add that little bit of crunch factor...perfect for little fingers and fussy eaters...
Bliss Balls For Kids
Healthy on-the-go snacks that are perfect for little lunch boxes...
Sweetened naturally with dates and honey, these little fibre packed snacks are perfect to include in lunch boxes being nut-free. Did I say they are budget friendly and delicious too??
Expert Tips & FAQ
Depending on the size and type of bliss ball, most generally range from around 80 to 150 calories per ball.
Almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, walnuts, sunflower seeds, chia seeds, pepitas and linseeds are all great options!
Either option is fine for bliss balls. You might find that you need to add a little water or honey/rice malt syrup if using dried pitted dates as they are not as moist as medjool dates.
Absolutely, this 4 ingredient bliss ball recipe is delicious (and there's not a date in sight!)
Adding protein powder to bliss balls is perfect for a post-workout snack. These Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bliss Balls are delicious!
Bliss balls are freezer-friendly, making them the perfect 'grab and go' snack.
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