Coconut Apricot Balls

Coconut Apricot Balls

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"These zesty confections are filled with fresh fruity flavor. They make a nice addition to any candy tray."
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30 m servings
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



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  1. In a food processor, combine the apricots, coconut, lemon peel and orange peel. Cover and process for 1-2 minutes or until blended. Sprinkle work surface with 1 tablespoon of sugar. Knead apricot mixture until smooth about 15-20 times. Add orange juice if necessary to moisten mixture. Shape into 1-in. balls and roll in remaining sugar. Store in an airtight container.


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I'm a huge fan of both apricots and coconut, and have fond memories of eating these as a kid. I did make a couple of changes, though: I omitted the lemon peel and doubled the orange peel; used t...

I used maybe a tablespoon of the sugar, added a tablespoon of coconut oil and added just a dash of oj, rolled and chilled. Even the family members who aren't apricot fans enjoyed these.

These are very simple, pretty little candied fruit balls that are a cinch to make. I made half the recipe resulting in 18 candied fruit balls. I very slightly dampened my fingers to form the ...

These were unusual. Missing something for presentation.

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