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Apricot Balls

While they're full of good-for-you ingredients, these candies will satisfy any sweet tooth as well. I "gift-wrap" them in colorful mini muffin papers nestled in a tin.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    about 2 dozen


  • 1-1/4 cups dried apricots
  • 1/3 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup toasted wheat germ


  • In a food processor, combine apricot and milk powder; pulse until apricots are finely chopped. Transfer to a medium bowl. Add the coconut, syrup, milk and butter; mix well.
  • Shape into 1-1/4-in. balls; roll in wheat germ. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours. Store in the refrigerator.

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