Home » Snack Recipes » Granola Bliss Balls

Granola Bliss Balls

Looking for a quick on-the-go snack? Try these Granola Bliss Balls! Crafted from classic granola ingredients, these granola balls offer the perfect balance of wholesomeness and flavor.

Ideal for breakfast as a healthy snack, these bliss balls are a delightful way to satisfy your cravings while fueling your day with goodness!

Granola balls displayed in bowl next to glass of milk.

Granola Bliss Balls Recipe

Embrace the charm of homemade snacks with these irresistible granola bliss balls!

Combining classic granola ingredients into a convenient, bite-sized form, these balls are perfect for a nutritious breakfast or a quick snack.

They’re packed with oats, nuts, seeds, and sweet sultanas, all bound together with natural sweeteners and a hint of cinnamon for that extra flavor kick.

The addition of chocolate chips adds a delightful surprise to every bite, while the hearty mix of ingredients ensures you’re fueled and ready for the day.

Whether you’re rushing to make them or taking your time, the result is always a batch of delicious, energy-packed bliss balls.

Can I use a different type of nut butter?

Absolutely! Feel free to substitute almond butter with peanut or cashew butter.

Ingredient Notes & Substitutions

A full and detailed recipe card with all the ingredients to make this lemon slice is at the bottom of this post.

  • Rolled Oats: Can be replaced with gluten-free oats for a gluten-free option.
  • Rice Krispies: Also known as Rice Bubbles. Can be substituted with more oats or another puffed grain.
  • Whole Almonds: Any nuts of your choice can be used instead.
  • Flax Seeds: Can be swapped with chia seeds.
  • Sultanas: If sultanas aren’t your favorite, you can replace them with other dried fruits like dried apricot, cranberries, raisins or currants.
  • Almond Butter: Can be replaced with another nut butter or tahini.
  • Coconut Oil: Can be substituted with melted butter.
  • Maple Syrup: Honey or agave syrup can be used as alternatives.
  • Mini Dark Chocolate Chips: Regular chocolate chips can be used.

How To Make Granola Bliss Balls

Blend Dry Ingredients: In a food processor, pulse oats, rice puffs, almonds, flax seeds, sultanas, and cinnamon until it turns into a fine crumb.

Add Wet Ingredients: Add almond butter, melted coconut oil, maple syrup, and vanilla. Blend until the mixture holds together.

Mix in Chocolate Chips: Add chocolate chips and pulse to distribute evenly.

Shape the Balls: Scoop out approximately one tablespoon of the mixture. Gently roll it between your palms to form a ball. Place each ball onto a lined baking sheet or directly into your chosen storage container for convenience.

Chill: Refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour until set. Enjoy!

Expert Tips

  • Consistency Check: Ensure the mixture sticks together before forming balls. Add more almond butter if needed.
A bite taken out of one granola bliss balls stacked together in bowl.

How long do these bliss balls last?

Stored in the refrigerator, they can last up to a week.

Can I add other dried fruits?

Definitely! Try incorporating dried apricots, cranberries, or cherries for variety.

Granola snack balls stacked together in bowl next to glass of milk.

Storage Instructions

Store: In an air-tight container, refrigerated, for 1 week to 10 days.

Freeze & Thaw: Freeze bliss balls on a tray, then store them in a freezer-friendly container for up to 3 months. Thaw at room temperature for 30 minutes or in the fridge overnight.

If you enjoy this recipe, please consider leaving a ⭐️ star rating and a comment review below. I love to hear what you think and it’s much appreciated. Thank you! Your email address will not be published. Sam x

Granola bliss balls in small bowl with more balls around the base.

Granola Bliss Balls

Samantha Pickthall
These granola bliss balls are crafted from classic granola ingredients making them the perfect on-the go nutritious snack!
4.25 from 4 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 20 balls
Calories 127 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup Rice Krispies, or Rice Bubbles
  • 1/3 cup almonds, roughly chopped
  • 1 Tbsp flax seed
  • 1/3 cup sultanas, or raisins
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

Wet Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 4 Tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 4 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup mini dark chocolate chips, or regular chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Blend Dry Ingredients: In a food processor, pulse oats, rice puffs, almonds, flax seeds, sultanas, and cinnamon until it turns into a fine crumb.
  • Add Wet Ingredients: Add almond butter, melted coconut oil, maple syrup, and vanilla. Blend until the mixture holds together.
  • Mix in Chocolate Chips: Add chocolate chips and pulse to distribute evenly.
  • Shape the Balls: Scoop out approximately one tablespoon of the mixture. Gently roll it between your palms to form a ball. Place each ball onto a lined baking sheet or directly into your chosen storage container for convenience.
  • Chill: Refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour until set. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Store: In an air-tight container, refrigerated, for 1 week to 10 days.
 
  • Freeze & Thaw: Freeze bliss balls on a tray, then store them in a freezer-friendly container for up to 3 months. Thaw at room temperature for 30 minutes or in the fridge overnight.

Nutrition

Calories: 127kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 3gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.001gCholesterol: 0.03mgSodium: 8mgPotassium: 120mgFiber: 2gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 47IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 37mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Granola
Tried this recipe? Let us know how it was!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating