Walnut & Pecan Balls

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By In The Playroom

Who doesn’t love the occasional sweet treat to satisfy their sweet tooth? Children are notorious for loving anything that’s loaded with sugar. Usually, it means they’re reaching for a candy bar or something else that’s bound to give them a sugar rush. As a mother, wouldn’t it be nice if you could give your children something that is healthy as well as tasty? Well, we have just the thing. This recipe for Walnut & Pecan Balls has all the right ingredients. Walnuts are a superfood, packed with omega-3 fats, copper, manganese, and much more. Pecan nuts are equally nutritious and contain plenty of fiber and other essential fats. When combined, these nuts enhance the nutritional value of any meal.

Walnut & Pecan Balls recipe

For This Recipe, You Will Need:

  • 100 grams walnuts

  • 100 grams pecans

  • 50 grams powdered sugar (Additional 100 grams to roll the balls in)

  • 20 grams butter (melted)

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon powder


  • In a food processer, coarsely grind the walnuts and pecan nuts.

  • Put the mixture in a bowl.

  • Add in the butter, sugar, honey, and spice powder and mix it well. Refrigerate till the mixture is firm enough to form into balls.

  • Now make balls and roll them in the powdered sugar mixture.

As you can tell, this delicious dish is easy to make. The preparation time is just under 15 minutes, and as long as you keep them refrigerated, they will last for a long time. For an added kick, you can use crushed almonds or sesame seeds instead of rolling the balls in sugar. If you’d like to avoid sugar altogether, blackstrap molasses offers a lot of health benefits and is a great alternative. Another great alternative is coconut shavings, which will add a tropical twist to this classic. Did you like this recipe? What is your favorite healthy treat?

Author Bio : Vineetha Reddy


Being a regular practitioner and adviser of everything related to health, fitness and yoga, I also have begun to write and contribute to this knowledge ecosystem. I strongly believe that the organic food you find in your pantry provide the best benefits for good health. Follow me for my best ideas and solutions:

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Anna Marikar, mum of four and seasoned blogger, has spent over a decade sharing her parenting journey and passion for kid-friendly crafts and free printables.
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