Crunchy Fruit Balls
1 cup apricots, dried
1 cup coconut, shredded
3/4 cup walnuts, chopped
1 tsp. lemon rind, grated
1 tsp. lemon juice, fresh
1 Tbsp. orange juice concentrate
2 Tbsp. confectioners' sugar*
Steam the apricots for about 10 minutes. Then, place in a food mill and mix with nuts and coconut. Add the lemon and lemon juice, lemon rind, and 2 Tbsp. of the confectioners' sugar. Form into small balls, then roll in shredded coconut to coat. Allow fruit balls to dry for several hours on a tray or baking sheet before storing.
Makes 36 small fruit balls (1 pound)
*May substitute stevia to sweeten (1 packet) and 2 Tbsp. soy milk powder.