Prep time: 10 minutes

Prep notes: Soaking Time: a few hours

Yields: 10 people


  • 6 dates
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup almonds
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup brown rice syrup
  • 3/4 cup poppy seeds


  1. Soak dates with oats in water for a few hours, then drain excess water.
  2. Add dates, oats, almonds, sesame seeds, juice and syrup to a blender. Blend until chunks become very small, but are still visible.
  3. Form little balls with mixture.
  4. Roll in poppy seeds.


  • Try squeezing lemon or ginger juice for added zing!