No-Bake Apricot Snowballs
Since it's just the two of us at home, I share these sweet snowballs with friends and neighbors, who gladly accept them. I appreciate the no-bake convenience.
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + drying
- 2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
- 1-1/2 cups dried apricots
- 1 cup golden raisins
- 1/3 cup orange juice
- 3 tablespoons grated orange zest
- 1-1/2 cups coarsely chopped blanched almonds, toasted
- Confectioners' sugar
- In a food processor, combine the first five ingredients. Cover and process until mixture is finely chopped and well blended. Stir in almonds.
- Roll into 1-in. balls, then roll in confectioners' sugar. Let dry on wire racks for about 1 hour. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 95 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 15mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as No-Bake Apricot Snowballs in Best of Country Cookies