Yield: 30 balls
|¾ cup||Shelled almonds, soaked 5 hr in 1 1/2 c water|
|¾ cup||Raisins, soaked 5 hours in 1/2 c water|
|¼ cup||Dates, pitted, soaked 1 hour in 1/8 c water|
|½ teaspoon||Grated lemon peel|
|⅓ cup||Ground alomnds -=OR=- shredded coconut|
Drain soaked almonds & discard their soaking water. Drain the soaked fruit (this soaking water could be reserved to act as a sweetener in other recipes). Grind almonds, raisins, dates in a food processor.
Mix in the spices & lemon peel thoroughly. Form the dough into balls & rol in either ground almonds or shredded coconut. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Will keep up to 1 month.
Frances Kendall, "Sweet Temptations"