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Apricot Nut Balls

Apricot Nut Balls

Here’s a naturally sweet treat, made from dried fruit, raw nuts and seeds. They are a stunning addition to any festive dessert table. Recipe contributed by Caryn Hartglass, founder of Responsible Eating and Living. Photos by Evan Atlas.

Apricot Nut Balls
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Recipe type: Naturally sweet treat
Cuisine: Vegan / Healthy
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Serves: 20
 
Process continuously until mixture forms a “dough” and starts to clump together. Form the mixture into 1-inch diameter balls. In a small plate sprinkle your topping of choice. Roll each ball in the topping. Place on a serving dish or chill until ready to serve.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup dried unsulphured apricots
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • ¼ cup almonds
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder or raw cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon agave or maple syrup, optional, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla, optional
Topping Variations (use any or all):
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons raw sesame seeds
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons cocoa powder or raw cacao powder
Instructions
  1. In a food processor pulse apricots, walnuts, almonds and pumpkin seeds until coarsely blended. Add in sweetener and vanilla if using.
  2. Process continuously until mixture forms a “dough” and starts to clump together.
  3. Form the mixture into 1-inch diameter balls. In a small plate sprinkle your topping of choice. Roll each ball in the topping. Place on a serving dish or chill until ready to serve.

Apricot Nut Balls recipe

Apricot Nut Balls by Caryn Hartglass

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