It’s our Countdown to Christmas!  Day 11
Here is a no-bake ball recipe for you and your kids.  Make them for a party.  Take them for an afternoon snack pick-me-up.  Lots of nutrition from the dates, coconut, and oats. 
And, of course, it’s chocolate.
No Bake German Chocolate Balls

1 1/2 packages of whole pitted dates (10oz. package)
1 cup oats
1 cup dried coconut, no added sugar
1 cup dark chocolate chips OR vegan carob chips
2 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsp vanilla
dash of salt
1/2 cup nuts (optional)

Blend all ingredients in blender.  Roll into balls.
Store in refrigerator or freezer.

Recipe courtsey of Michelle Polanco.


And, don’t forget about our giveaway.

Register to WIN!

What: Free Mini Cooking Clinic “New Year, New Foods!”
Where: Twin Lakes Family YMCA, Cedar Park, TX
When: Friday, January 4th, 2013 9:30am – 12:00pm
Who: Kids (ages 4-11) Your child, grandchild, niece, nephew, neighbor, friend.

*Register your kids for this cooking clinic while they are still out of school!


This very cute Chef Nutcracker!

You will need to do these 3 Things to be eligible:

1. Like Kids Kitchen on Facebook
2. Comment on Facebook about one of your Family’s Traditional Holiday Foods.
3. Comment under this post

Extra Entry Point:
If you refer a friend and that friend likes us on Facebook. Make sure your friend comments on Facebook and gives your name so that you receive credit.

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