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Rice Crispy Snowballs

Preparation: 10 mins

Cooking: mins

Serves 4, costs under £1.00

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons Peanut butter (32g)
  • 2 Teaspoons Honey (16g)
  • 25 Tablespoons Rice crispy cereal (100g)
  • 4 Dried Apricots (32g)
  • 4 Tablespoons Sunflower seeds (40g)

Allergy Disclaimer

Always check the label of each ingredient for allergy warnings.

Method

1. Cut the apricots into small pieces and leave to one side.

2. Add peanut butter and honey to a small saucepan. Place over a medium heat for 2-3 minutes and stir until the mixture melts.

3. Remove mixture from the heat and stir in the cereal. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl and then add the apricots and sunflower seeds. Use a wooden spoon or hands to mix together.

4. Form mixture into 8 logs or balls then leave to cool, for around 30 minutes.

5. Once cooled wrap in cling film until required.

Nutritional Information


Per 100g
Per 55g serving (% ref. intake)

Energy Kcals
407.00
224.00 (11.00%)
Energy Kj
1709.00
940.00 (11.00%)
Protein
10.10g
5.60g
Total Fat
16.70g
9.20g (13.00%)
Saturated Fat
3.00g
1.70g (8.00%)
Carbohydrates
57.60g
31.70g
Total Sugars
17.80g
9.80g (11.00%)
NSP Fibre
3.10g
1.70g
Sodium
223.00g
123.00g
Salt
0.50g
0.30g (5.00%)

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