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apricot date balls

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Linda Kauppinen
Greenwood, FL

This is a no bake recipe!! These little cookies are just filled with chewy gooey goodness!

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For apricot date balls

  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 c
    chopped dates (i prefer medjool if available)
  • 2 lg
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 c
    finely chopped walnuts or cashews
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • granulated sugar or desiccated coconut for dusting

How To Make apricot date balls

  • 1
    Line airtight container with wax paper. Set aside
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    Remove from heat. Stir in walnuts and vanilla. Let stand for 45 to 50 minutes or until mixture is cool enough to handle.
  • 4
    Shape mixture into 1 inch balls. Roll balls in sugar or desiccated coconut. Place balls in prepared container. Store in the refrigerator.