We always knew it was Christmas when Mum made ‘Marshmallow Surprise’ for us. They were made with condensed milk, plenty of sugar and plain store bought biscuits. We LOVED them. I came up with this alternative so my kids can enjoy the same treat I had as a little girl. They taste remarkably similar and you can whip them up in a few minutes.
Wheat free, dairy free, soy free, rice free, egg free, can be nut free
Makes approx. 14 balls – you might want to double this recipe!
100g organic desiccated coconut
50g raw or activated pecan nuts (swap for different nut or seeds if required)
8 medjool dates (deseeded)
10g raw organic cacao powder
1 tsp quality vanilla extract
2 tbsps quality full fat coconut cream
Additive free, gluten free marshmallows (I like Rocky Mountain or Eskal)
Extra organic desiccated coconut to roll balls in
Recipe From happytummies.com.au - Copyright 2014 Happy Tummies
Tip: If you are refined sugar free swap the marshmallow for a dried apricot or something similar – for us, it’s Christmas and we’re going to enjoy a treat :)
I hope you love them as much as we do! Lisa x
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