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       Title: ORANGE APRICOT BALLS
  Categories: Candies, Alcohol
       Yield: 25 servings
  
     1/3 c  Finely chopped dried
            -apricots
       3 tb Grand Marnier
            -(orange-flavored liqueur)
       2 c  Ground vanilla wafers
     1/2 c  Plus 2 T confectioner’s
            -sugar
     1/4 c  Finely choped slivered
            -almonds, toasted
       2 tb 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, 1/2 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.
   
   Barbara
  
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