Here is the recipe of Dry Fruit Balls for Toddlers – cute little balls, packed with nutrition and natural goodness with no added sugar or fats. I have always found myself searching for snacks to serve to my toddler as a mid morning snack but nothing seemed healthy or filling enough. Then I put all the varieties of dry fruits I had at home, ground them and made into balls, Voila healthiest snack was ready.
These dry fruit balls are healthier than any store-bought ones and the best part is you can customize it to your liking and preference.
Dry fruits balls are best suited as a healthy snack in between meals and it helps kids stay energetic throughout the day. These balls are naturally sweet and chew-able,
hence they are ideal for babies above 12 months.
They’re no bake and can be made in advance. These dry fruit balls stay good for upto 3 days in refrigerator.
These dry fruit balls come in really handy when travelling and they are no mess, easy to make.
The great thing about this recipe is that it makes 2 big balls or 5 small balls, so no wastage of food here plus you can make fresh whenever you want.
Dry Fruit Balls for Toddlers | Healthy SnackCourse: SnacksCuisine: WorldDifficulty: Easy
Here is the recipe of Dry Fruit Balls for Toddlers – cute little balls, packed with nutrition and natural goodness with no added sugar or fats.
Almonds – 15
Cashews – 10
Pistachios – 8
Walnuts – 3
Raisins – 20 or 1 tbsp
Dried Fig – 1
Medjool dates – 2
- Wash all the dry fruits except dates thoroughly, until the dust accumulated (during storage and transport) on the dry fruits is gone.
- Now, let the dry fruits air dry overnight.
- Dry roast the air dried dry fruits(Almonds, Cashews, Pistachios, Walnuts, Raisins, Dried fig) on low flame for 5 minutes.
- Let them cool for 30 minutes.
- Chop the dried fig and dates into small pieces.
- Now grind Almonds, Cashews, Pistachios, Walnuts into fine powder.
- Then add raisins, chopped dried fig and chopped dates to the ground mixture and grind again until the mixture is fine and everything is well combined.
- Take the mixture out into a bowl and make balls. The dry fruit balls are ready.
- Store them in an airtight container for upto 3 days in refrigerator.
- Make sure that there are no large pieces or chunks of any dry fruit. Grind into a fine mixture.
- Great on the go snack for toddlers.
The above picture shows the kind of dried figs I used in this recipe.
- Make sure to grind the mixture finely in order to avoid choking hazards.
- Make sure to introduce everything separately to your baby before you try this dry fruit balls for your baby.
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- If your child is having a health emergency, please call 911 or your emergency services number immediately.
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