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ANZAC Biscuit Bliss Balls

No time to bake actual biscuits? Give these ANZAC Biscuit Bliss Balls a try.

A quick and tasty snack to keep those Dawn Service energy levels up

All you need is a food processor and five minutes in the kitchen and you’re done. No turning the oven on, minimal washing up and you’ve got a tasty little treat. These bliss balls hit that sweet spot just like a biscuit but take way less time to make and are probably better for you.

They make the perfect portable snack for heading out to pay your respects on ANZAC day.

ALSO CHECK OUT: Mouthwatering Anzac Biscuit Ice Cream Sandwich Recipe

Anzac Day Bliss Balls

Recipe and images by Elise Clarkson from Wild Mountain Child  for Families Magazine – Gold Coast

ANZAC Biscuit Bliss Balls Ingredients;

  • 1 cup of rolled oats
  • 1 cup of almond meal
  • ½ cup shredded coconut
  • 1 ½ tablespoons of golden syrup
  • 1 tablespoon of water


  • In a food processor combine all the dry ingredients and mix on medium speed for a minute
  • Add in the golden syrup and mix for another 30 seconds
  • Now add in the water a little at time so that the mixture grabs together
  • Once the mixture start to look like it’s clumping together it’s time to start rolling
  • Roll the balls about the size of a 10cent piece
  • You can store them in the fridge or eat them straight away

Anzac Day Bliss Balls

The nitty gritty

  • Makes about 10 bliss balls
  • Switch out the golden syrup to rice malt syrup to make them even healthier
  • Much easier to roll if you wet your hands in between balls
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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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