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Apricot Coconut Balls Recipe

I appreciate that these fruity candies are easy to prepare and can be made ahead of time. They're a nice alternative to chocolate sweets. —Barbara Strohbehn, Gladbrook, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups dried apricots
  • 2 cups flaked coconut
  • 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • Confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • 1. Place apricots in a food processor; cover and pulse until chopped. Transfer to a large bowl; add coconut and milk. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in sugar.
  • 2. Place on a baking sheet. Refrigerate until firm. Store in an airtight container in the freezer or refrigerator. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 122 calories, 5 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 41 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.