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Fruit-Nut Confections

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 640


2/3 cup almonds slivered blanched
1 (6-ounce) package dried apricot halves
1 cup raisins
2 cups powdered sugar
1 (2 3/8-ounce) box sesame seeds lightly toasted
1 egg white
1 tablespoon honey
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon ground


Place almonds in a food processor bowl fitted with the metal blade cover. Process until finely chopped. Transfer to a small bowl set aside.

Place apricots and raisins in food processor bowl fitted with metal blade cover. Process with on-off bursts until finely chopped. Add 1 cup of the powdered sugar, almonds, sesame seeds, egg white, honey and cinnamon cover. Process until blended, scraping bowl. Add remaining 1 cup powdered sugar and process until well mixed.

Divide mixture into four equal portions and form each into a 4-inch roll. Or form mixture into 1-inch balls, using about 1 teaspoon for each ball. Coat rolls or balls with sugar. Dry on a wire rack overnight. Wrap rolls in plastic wrap. Place balls in an airtight container with waxed paper between layers. Store in a cool dry place. With a sharp knife, cut rolls into 1/4 -inch slices to serve.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 640
Calories from Fat: 107

This Fruit-Nut Confections recipe is from the Holiday Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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