Fruit Mince Pie Protein Balls

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High protein 12 Days of Christmas Fruit Mince Pie Protein Balls recipe from Bulk Nutrients

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Makes: 17 ballsCalories: 109Difficulty Level: ModeratePreparation time: 20 minutesCook time: 0 minutesTotal time: 20 minutes


  • 1 scoop (40g) Bulk Nutrients Muscle Food 101 in Limited Edition Christmas Pudding flavour
  • 100g dried fruit mix - soaked
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 30g desiccated coconut
  • 40g cashew nuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • Juice of half an orange
  • 100g dates - soaked
  • 20g maple syrup
  • 100g almond meal
  • *Optional topping: Melted white chocolate


  1. Step 1: Soak dried fruit mix and dates overnight and drain before using. Note: The weight is pre soaked weight.
  2. Step 2: In a food processor place drained fruit, spices, vanilla essence, cashew nuts, orange zest and juice, maple syrup and coconut. Blend until well combined.
  3. Step 3: Remove and stir in Muscle Food 101 and almond meal. If too wet, continue to add almond meal. If too dry add a splash of water.
  4. Step 4: Roll into 25g balls and place on a tray. Place in the fridge to cool.
  5. Step 5: *Optional: Melt white chocolate and drizzle on top of the cooled protein balls. Place back in the fridge to set.
  6. Step 6: Can be stored in the fridge for 3 to 5 days.
Nicole is a qualified Personal Trainer and Food Scientist

Nicole Frain

A core part of the Bulk Nutrients R&D team for many years, Nicole's studies have placed her as a Food Science and Nutrition industry leader in Australia.

She's applied her learnings at the national stage for bodybuilding, and more recently competing as an international level cyclist.

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