Snickers Bliss Balls

snickers bliss balls

I’ve moved away from the towns where my babies were born and I’ve moved away from pregnancy and birth and newborns.

But I haven’t forgotten.

I haven’t forgotten the lady who held my hand and didn’t let go when I birthed my first child. The lady who delivered my precious baby all on her own.

I haven’t forgotten the student midwife who was the only one there when my son arrived much faster than expected: the beautiful, young girl who said and did all the right things! The young girl who made me feel strong when I wasn’t.

And I haven’t forgotten the caring soul who held my hand and told me to make sure I didn’t have the Ultrasound until my husband was beside me. The lady who I am sure was on shift that day because she would be exactly who I needed when my baby’s heart failed to beat. When I had to go through the hardest labour I could have ever imagined. When tears fell from my eyes and my little angel, my perfect little angel came and left this world.

And I have not forgotten the countless midwives who comforted me throughout the following pregnancy. A pregnancy consumed with worry and fear. I haven’t forgotten their patience or the compassionate care I was shown no matter how many times I rang or turned up at the ward.

And I haven’t forgotten the midwives who supported me through my final labour. The one where the tears wouldn’t stop falling. The one that was filled with terror and pain and emotions stronger than I have words for. The ones who genuinely shared my joy when I held her, when she opened her eyes, when she fed from me. The ones who told me that she was ok, that everything was going to be ok.

I have been blessed to share these moments of my life with these amazing women. These women who give and give and give.


Snickers Bliss Balls

  • 1 cup dry roasted cashews
  • 1/2 cup crushed peanuts
  • 6 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoon honey*
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons cacao or cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon concentrated natural vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  1. Place the ingredients into your processor and blend until the mixture is combined but still has lots of texture. Use your hands to press and shape the mixture into balls and place the balls into the fridge to set.
  2. Eat. Enjoy.

*you can use rice malt syrup if you prefer.

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  • Melanie

    What a beautiful way you have at looking at the world Bianca. Thank you for sharing and reminding us of so many blessings xxxx

    • Thank YOU for taking the time to read my words and for writing, I really appreciate it. x

  • Julie-Anne Marshall

    Love ur blog and ur recipes. Ur amazing.. just a quick question i have just ran out of cashews can i sub with macadamias do u think??

    • Thank YOU! I am glad you like my little space. I really appreciate the feedback. In regards to the recipe subbing with macadamias will be fine. I hope you enjoy them. x

  • A lovely heartfelt post! Thank you Bianca for sharing your thoughts, and a reminder to be grateful for the small things too. I’ll be trying this scrumptious recipe

  • A lovely heartfelt post! Thank you Bianca for sharing your thoughts, and a reminder to be grateful for the small things too. I’ll be trying this scrumptious recipe

  • Mel @ House of Powell

    I love the personal stories you include before your recipe posts.
    Can these be frozen and then thawed in the fridge before eating?

    • Thank YOU!!! You can freezer them and and just take them out of the freezer five or so minutes before eating, I hope this helps x

  • Rachael83

    I was really craving a snickers tonight & was going to duck out to the shops to buy one when I came across this recipe! YUM! Satisfied my craving without the guilt. My 3 year old son & I love your recipes Bianca, thank you! Xx

  • Wendywoo

    A beautiful recipe and beautiful, wise words, as usual x I am really sorry your hearing isn’t great but hope that you keep what you have for a long time. A young friend of mine went deaf over a period of ten days, 2 years ago, and has remained totally deaf. Another developed a really awful menopausal syndrome- when all foods smelled as if they were rotting meat. Her normal sense of smell has largely recovered, but for 2 years her life was a misery, as sense of smell is so closely associated with taste, and everything tasted horrible, too. xx

    • Oh no!!!!!!! Tell me know more. I am blessed!

  • lizm

    Delicious Bianca! Though I didn’t check if my peanut butter had salt in it…..

  • Rachel

    Love these!

  • AMAZING!!!!
    i used macadamias instead of peanuts & 4 tablespoons of peanut butter & 2 tablespoons of pure harvest super food coco2 spread.
    one batch made 12 ..
    Thanks Bianca.

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  • Kath Forbes

    I just made a batch and tried one, and it was delicious. They taste so good, but are healthy at the same time! 🙂

  • Yosh Cat

    Made them. Ate them. Everyone enjoyed them. Yumm.

  • Julie Kenway

    Hello Bianca, I love making things from scratch and always love to find new recipes that don’t contain nasty sugar or any other additives and came across your site. I have to say, I now make it a regular thing every weekend to make a new recipe of yours that makes bars for snacks for the week and balls at the weekends. This one is a particular favourite I have just made and it is exactly like the real thing! Thank you for your recipes. They must have taken a lot of experimentation but much appreciated by us every week!