Apricot Coconut Balls

Serves: 20
Total Calories: 83
Yield: 1 pound


1 cup dried apricot
1 cup flaked coconut
3/4 cup chopped nuts
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon orange juice
confectioners' sugar


Heat apricots in the top of a double boiler over boiling water for 10 minutes. Put apricots, coconut, and nuts through food grinder, using fine blade. Knead ground mixture with lemon rind, lemon juice, and orange juice. Add enough confectioners’ sugar to make a firm mixture. Form into small balls and roll in confectioners’ sugar. Allow to dry at room temperature for at least 4 hours.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 20
Total Calories: 83
Calories from Fat: 42

This Apricot Coconut Balls recipe is from the Secrets from the White House Kitchens Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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