Yield: Makes about 2 dozen 1 ½ inch balls

INGREDIENTS

  • ¾ cup dried apricots
  • ¾ cup pitted dates
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • 4 plain brown rice cakes (spelt works too)
  • 4 tablespoons flax seeds
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup agave nectar
  • ½ cup almond butter, slightly warmed

Roll completed balls in:

  • 1/3 cup organic sesame seeds

PREPARATION:

  1. Place dried fruit and all seeds in the bowl of a food processor. Process until crumbly.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and process until mixture is of even consistency.
  3. Using a tablespoon scoop out mixture and shape into balls. Be sure to compact each ball so that the mixture sticks together well.
  4. Roll each ball in sesame seeds. Set on a platter and cover with plastic food wrap. Place in refrigerator.