Apricot Coconut Balls Recipe

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Apricot Coconut Balls Recipe

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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
Recommended: 55 Dairy-Free Desserts
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

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

Directions

Chop apricots in a food processor. Transfer to a bowl; add coconut and milk. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in sugar. Place on a baking sheet. Refrigerate until firm. Store in an airtight container in the freezer or refrigerator. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Apricot Coconut Balls in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p83

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 122 calories, 5g fat (4g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 41mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1-1/2 cups dried apricots
  • 2 cups flaked coconut
  • 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • Confectioners' sugar
  1. Chop apricots in a food processor. Transfer to a bowl; add coconut and milk. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in sugar. Place on a baking sheet. Refrigerate until firm. Store in an airtight container in the freezer or refrigerator. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Apricot Coconut Balls in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p83

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