Yield: 25 Servings
|⅓ cup||Finely chopped dried apricots|
|3 tablespoons||Grand Marnier (orange-flavored liqueur)|
|2 cups||Ground vanilla wafers|
|½ cup||Plus 2 T confectioner's sugar|
|¼ cup||Finely choped slivered almonds, toasted|
|2 tablespoons||Frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed|
Combine apricots and Grand Marnier in small bowl, let stand at least 1 hour to soften. In medium bowl, combine vanilla wafers, ½ c confectioner's sugar and almonds. Stir in apricots with liquid and orange juice concentrate. Blend well. Form 1-inch balls. Roll balls in 2 T confectioner's sugar. Place in airtight container for at least 2 days for flavors to develop; refrigerate for longer storage.
If desired, roll in additional confectioner's sugar before serving.
Orange-apricot balls will keep for several weeks in the refrigerator.
Allow to come to room temperature before serving. Makes 25.
Source: Safeway Preferred Customer News, December 1991 Enjoy.