1cupalmondscoarsely chopped and roasted (about 140 grams)
1cupdateschopped (about 140 grams)
1cupdried apricotschopped (about 140 grams)
1½teaspoonorange zestfinely grated
1/4cupturbinado sugaror more for rolling
In a food processor, combine the roasted almonds, dates, apricots, orange zest and spices.
Cover and pulse until mixture is transformed into a paste.
Roll mixture into a 1 inch diameter balls (about 1½ tablespoon).
Roll balls in sugar.
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2 weeks or can be frozen (WITHOUT rolling in the sugar) for up to 3 months.
To roast almonds: Place almonds in a single layer on a baking sheet in a preheated oven at 300℉ for about 20 minutes. Move almonds around a few times while they are roasting.Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used. *adapted from Homemakers Magazine