california fig coconut balls

Categories
Candies
Desserts
Fruit
Yield
1 batch
MeasureIngredient
¾ cup California dried figs
¾ cup Shredded coconut
½ cup Nut meats
1 teaspoon Grated lemon rind
1 teaspoon Lemon juice

Steam figs. With scissors, clip off stems, and grind or chop fine.

Grind coconut and nut meats, then combine all ingredients and work to a paste. Add more lemon juice if necessary. Shape mixture into little balls about ¾ inch in diameter, and roll in finely chopped coconut.

Source: 48 Family Favorites with California Figs Reprinted with the permission of The California Fig Advisory Board Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

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