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Apricot Balls

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 100g butter or brick margarine
  • 150g ( cup) Huletts White Sugar
  • 1ml salt
  • 170g (1 cup) dried apricots, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1ml vanilla essence
  • 15ml (1 Tablespoon) milk
  • 100g (3 cups) rice crispies
  • Coconut for coating

Method

  1. Combine the butter, sugar, salt and apricots in a heavy bottomed saucepan. Bring to the boil and cook for 3 minutes, stirring continuously.
  2. In a bowl, beat the egg with the vanilla essence and milk. Stir into the apricot mixture. Return to very low heat.
  3. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring vigorously. Remove from the heat. Stir in the rice crispies, leave to cool.
  4. When cold, roll the mixture into balls. Toss the balls in coconut.
  5. You may place the balls into sweet cases if desired.

Suggestions / Comments:

Makes 45 - 50.