Almond Fruit Balls

Foodista
6Ingredients
360Calories
35Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almonds (Whole natural, toasted *)
  • 6 ounces mixed dried fruit (bits)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons orange flavored liqueur

Directions

  1. Place almonds in bowl of food processor fitted with steel blade; process until finely chopped. Add fruit, honey, cinnamon and nutmeg. Pulse on and off a few times, then process to make a rough paste. Add liqueur and process to make a firm, sticky paste. (Add more liqueur, a few drops at a time, if needed to make a slightly moist dough.) Shape into 1-inch balls, rolling between palms of hands. Pack loosely in airtight container with waxed paper between layers. Serve as confections or as dessert with coffee or tea. These make a nice gift, packed in an attractive tin or box. Recipe can be doubled.
  2. * To toast almonds, spread in an ungreased baking pan. Place in 350 degree oven and bake 5 to 10 minutes or until almonds are light brown; stir once or twice to assure even browning. Note that almonds will continue to brown slightly after removing from oven.
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NutritionView more

360Calories
Sodium0%DV5mg
Fat28%DV18g
Protein18%DV9g
Carbs15%DV46g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories360Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat18g28%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium5mg0%
Potassium580mg17%
Protein9g18%
Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate46g15%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars31g62%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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