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Orange Apricot Balls

I first tried this citrusy candy as a child at my grandmother's house. I enjoyed it so much, my dad has been making it every Christmas since.—Shelly Detwiler, Marysville, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    1-1/2 pounds (5 dozen)


  • 1 pound dried apricots (3 cups)
  • 1/2 medium unpeeled navel orange
  • 1 cup sugar, divided


  • In a food processor or grinder, coarsely chop apricots and orange. Add 2/3 cup sugar; mix well. Shape into 3/4-in. balls; roll in remaining sugar. Store in refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 34 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fruit.

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