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Categories : Gift Low-Fat
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--ANNE STEIRER, 214-243-8123--
10 ounces Dried apricots; or peaches --
2/3 cup Hazelnuts; or walnuts -- almonds, or pecans
2/3 cup Sugar -- powdered
2 teaspoons Grated orange zest
2 tablespoons Orange juice -- or rum
3 ounces Bittersweet chocolate
Delicious, nutritious, and definitely quick and easy to make for gifts or include on party cookie plates. Takes 20 minutes to prepare for rolling.
Toast nuts: Preheat oven to 350 F. Spread nuts in shallow pan and bake
Pulse apricots and nuts in food processor just until finely chopped. Place
mixture in bowl; stir in sugar, orange zest, and orange juice. Roll mixture
into 1 balls and arrange close together in shallow pan.
Melt chocolate in glass measuring cup in microwave on High for about 1
minute. Drizzle chocolate over tops of candies; or spoon chocolate in
plastic snadwich bag, cut tiny hole in one corner, and pipe chocolate over
Variation: Instead of chocolate, roll candies in granulated sugar.
Store in airtight container in refrigerator about 1 week.
2 gm fat.
Presented by Anne Steirer at a "Healthy Holiday Gifts" seminar on Oct. 24,
1995. Sylvia's comments: tangy, fruity Brought to you by MMCONV and Sylvia Steiger, CI$ 71511,2253, Internet
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