Apricots are one of the most versatile and delicious fruits out there, and there’s nothing quite like biting into a fresh, ripe one on a summer day. But if you’re looking for a way to enjoy apricots in a sweeter, more indulgent form, look no further than apricot bliss balls. Made with fresh apricots and all natural ingredients, these tiny treats are bursting with fruity flavor and good-for-you nutrients. Plus, they’re a perfect snack to take on the go or pop in your mouth when you need a quick energy boost.
- 1 tablespoon white chia seeds
- 1 cup ripe apricots (about 6 medium apricots, peeled, pitt removed)
- 1 cup traditional rolled oats
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1 cup desiccated coconut
- 1/4 cup desiccated coconut – for rolling bliss balls in
Combine chia seeds and 1/4 cups water in a small bowl and stand stirring occassionally for 10 minutes
Place chia mixture and all other ingredients into a food processor (except coconut for rolling). Process until well combined and a paste forms.
Add remaining 1/4 cup desiccated coconut to a bowl. Roll 1 tablespoon of mixture into a ball and lightly roll in coconut. Repeat with remaining mixture.
Refrigerate for 20 mintues or until firm.