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Low Fat Apricot And Almond Balls

Low Fat Apricot And Almond Balls Dessert Recipes
Even when we're dieting, it's nice to have a treat every now and again!

This Apricot and Almond Balls Recipe makes a sweet little snack or morning tea and are great with your favourite cup of coffee.

If you're not watching your weight too closely, they look great with white chocolate drizzled on top, or if you don't have the time to do this, simply dust them lightly with icing sugar.

Low Fat Apricot And Almond Balls

Serves: This Recipe makes about 48 Balls.


  • 3/4 cup dried apricots, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, roughly chopped
  • 125 mls condensed milk
  • 1 butter cake, processed into bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons coconut
  • 1 teaspoon orange juice
  • 1 orange, grated rind
  • 100g white chocolate melted (optional)


1. Place dried apricots, almonds, milk, cake crumbs, coconut, orange juice, and rind in a large bowl and mix well to combine.

2. Use teaspoons of mixture to make small balls.

3. Melt white chocolate over double boiler and pipe chocolate swirls over balls or alternatively dust with icing sugar.

Additional Comments:

Balls can be stored in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

Prepaired by Low Fat Dessert Recipes, Source By weightloss.com.au

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