Apricot Date Balls
1/2 cchopped dried apricots
1/2 cchopped dates (i prefer medjool if available)
2 largeeggs, beaten
1 cfinely chopped walnuts or cashews
1 tsppure vanilla extract
·granulated sugar or desiccated coconut for dusting
How to Make Apricot Date Balls
- Line airtight container with wax paper.
- In a 2 quart saucepan, combine 3/4 cup sugar, the apricots, dates and eggs.
Cook over low heat for 6 to 8 minutes, or until mixture pulls away from the sides of pan, stirring constantly.
- Remove from heat.
Stir in walnuts and vanilla.
Let stand for 45 to 50 minutes or until mixture is cool enough to handle.
- Shape mixture into 1 inch balls.
Roll balls in sugar or desiccated coconut.
Place balls in prepared container.
Store in the refrigerator.