Healthy Christmas Rum Balls

These delicious festive rum balls are the perfect Christmas treat. Unlike traditional rum balls, these little morsels are refined sugar, dairy and grain free, making them a great alternative. They taste just as awesome and are super easy and simple to whiz up.

Packed with nutrition these healthy rum balls are sure to be a hit this Christmas.  Pimped with goji berries and pistachios they’ll make a colourful addition to the Christmas table or a fun little gift for that someone special.


Makes approx. 12 

  • 1 tbsp pepitas
  • 1 tbsp pistachios
  • 2 tbsp goji berries
  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1/8 cup rum or to taste


  1. Place pepitas and pistachios in a food processor and blitz until fine. Remove and put aside
  2. Place goji berries in the food processor and blitz until a fine crumb. Remove and put aside
  3. Place cashews, coconut sugar, shredded coconut, cacao powder and rum in the food processor and blend until a thick doughy mixture is formed
  4. Roll into small balls with your hands and coat in the blended pistachio and goji mix

I would love to hear from you… 

+ What is your favourite traditional Christmas treat?

+ Have you tried these?


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