No-Bake Date Snowballs

14

PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

40 Balls

* PLUS cook time: 5 minutes, Chill time: 30 minutes
No-Bake Date Snowballs

Recipe by Eshun Mott, Photo by Andrew Grinton


Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups chopped pitted dates
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
  • pinch salt
  • 2 1/2 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1/2 cup toasted sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Combine dates, honey, orange juice, butter, cinnamon and salt in a small pot over medium heat. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook, stirring, for 5 min or until mixture is thick and shiny and reduced to just more than 1 cup. Scrape into a bowl, add rice cereal and stir until fully combined.
  • Place bowl in the refrigerator for 30 min or until cooled to room temperature.
  • Use a spoon to scoop out bite-sized balls (about the size of a cherry).
  • Put sesame seeds in a shallow bowl and roll balls in them to coat. Chill in the refrigerator until completely firm.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 42,
  • Protein
  • 1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8 g,
  • Fat
  • 1 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 20 mg.