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Snack ball recipes to fill up your lunchbox

If you're looking for a guilt-free treat for the kids' lunchboxes or just something a little cheeky to get you through the afternoon, these bite-sized snack balls are the ideal pick. Here, you'll find everything from healthy bliss balls and raw vegan options to classic rum-infused treats and decadent no-bake chocolate cake balls. Which easy recipe will you try first?

Australian Women's Weekly|Feb 14, 2020

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  • Choc-nut brownie balls

    Grab one of these choc-nut brownie balls for a rich fudgy treat that's naturally sweetened with dates.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Feb 13, 2020

  • Sticky date pudding

    This irresistibly rich all-time favourite dessert is so easy to make. The best part - that amazingly moreish butterscotch sauce.

    Test Kitchen|Feb 09, 2020

  • Sticky date pudding

    Add a delicious crunch to the classic sticky date pudding with roasted nuts.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Jan 02, 2020

  • 2-in-1 basic fruit mix

    A good pudding or Christmas cake relies on a nice boozy fruit mix. This recipe has the perfect balance and also serves as a delicious filling for your fruit mince pies.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Dec 02, 2019

  • Sticky date pancakes and candied walnuts

    All the flavours of a sticky date pudding, in the form of a fluffy pancake and topped with candied walnuts for added crunch.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Oct 29, 2019

  • Lumberjack cake

    An old-fashioned apple and date cake topped with caramelised coconut, the lumberjack cake is dense, moist and packed with enough energy to get the proverbial lumberjack through from morning tea to lunch.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Aug 11, 2019

  • Sticky date pudding with butterscotch sauce

    Simple to make, and absolutely delicious, sticky date pudding is a bistro dessert staple you can take home today with our triple-tested recipe.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Mar 21, 2019

  • Raw chocolate and goji berry bliss balls

    These healthy vegan bliss balls get their sweetness from fresh dates and goji berries so you won't feel guilty popping one (or three) into your work lunchbox for an afternoon snack.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Feb 12, 2017

  • Chocolate, date and brandy torte

    With layers of crunchy pecan, date and chocolate meringue slabs and lashings of brandy-infused mascarpone cream, this visually-stunning dessert screams decadence.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Nov 22, 2016

  • Date and rose pomegranate molasses

    Add an extra depth of flavour with this deliciously sweet date and rose pomegranate molasses from The Australian Women's Weekly 'Made from Scratch' cookbook.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Oct 07, 2015

  • Date and walnut loaves

    Get creative in the kitchen this weekend and serve up some deliciously moist date and walnut loaves. The perfect breakfast, brunch, or mid morning treat!

    Test Kitchen|Sep 29, 2015

  • Rocket, chicken and date salad

    Chicken salad with a citrus zing! This healthy lean salad is easy to prepare for lunching guests or take to work for lunch. And it's suitable for diabetics.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Sep 27, 2015