Apricot Orange Balls

Recipe by Missy Wombat
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 30
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 100
    g pitted prunes
  • 75
    g dried apricots
  • 45
  • 12
    cup orange juice or 1/2 cup orange-flavored liqueur
  • 2
    teaspoons orange zest
  • 125
    g desiccated coconut
  • 90
    g almonds, chopped
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place prunes, apricots and raisins in a bowl.
  • Pour over the orange juice or liqueur and mix to combine.
  • Set aside for 1 hour to macerate.
  • Place fruit mixture in a food processor and process to finely chop.
  • Transfer fruit mixture to a bowl.
  • Add the orange zest, 75 g of the coconut and almonds.
  • Combine well.
  • Form fruit mixture into small balls, adding a little more orange if necessary.
  • Roll balls in remaining coconut to coat.
  • Place on a plate line with plastic food wrap, cover and chill until firm.
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