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Milo Bliss Balls

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Hands up who drank milo or ate milo bars as a kid? Yep, we thought so. Milo is a childhood favourite for a lot of Aussie adults. This Milo Bliss Balls recipe brings back a touch of childhood nostalgia for the adults and introduces a healthy and yummy alternative snack for the kids – perfect for lunch boxes or with a glass of milk in the afternoon when they get home from school.

💡 These will store for up to 2 weeks if you keep them in an air-tight container in the fridge.

🍽 makes 24 | ⏱ 20 minutes


  • 35g (1/3 cup) desiccated coconut
  • 50g (1/2 cup) rolled oats
  • 55g (1/3 cup) sunflower kernels
  • 40g (1/4 cup) sesame seeds
  • 400g Medjool dates, pitted
  • 70g (1/2 cup) Milo, plus extra, to coat

Allergen Advice

This recipe contains (or may contain) sesame, gluten, wheat and lactose


  1. Place the coconut in a small frying pan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes or until lightly toasted. Transfer to a plate and set aside to cool.
  2. Wipe the frying pan clean. Add the oats, sunflower kernels and sesame seeds. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes or until toasted. Transfer to a food processor. Set aside to cool slightly before processing until coarse crumbs form.
  3. Add the dates and Milo to the food processor and process until well combined.
  4. Roll 1 tablespoon of mixture into a ball. Repeat with the remaining mixture. Spread the extra Milo on a plate. Roll half the balls into the Milo to coat. Roll the remaining balls into the coconut to coat.

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