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THE DAIRY KITCHEN Chocolate Apricot Balls

By THE DAIRY KITCHEN

Makes 30
Difficulty Easy
Preparation 30 MINS
Cooking 0 MINS
These balls are a much healthier version of the very popular lamington or rum balls.

Ingredients

10 wheat cereal biscuits (eg. Weetbix or Vita Brits)
2 tablespoons cocoa powder, sifted
1/4 cup desiccated coconut
100g diced dried apricots
1/4 cup sultanas
1/2 cup skim sweetened condensed milk
175g reduced fat cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup desiccated coconut, extra for coating
Handy Tips
These balls will keep refrigerated for 1 week.

Nutrition (per serve)

Energy (kj) 557
Sugars (g) 12.3
Protein (g) 4
Dietry Fibre (g) 2.3
Fat Total (g) 4.3
Sodium (mg) 87
Saturated (g) 3.1
Calcium (mg) 59
Carbohydrates (g) 18.8
Iron (mg) 1.5
All nutrition values are per serving.

Method

  1. Using clean hands, crush cereal biscuits into fine crumbs in a large bowl. Stir in cocoa, coconut and dried fruit.
  2. Mix condensed milk and cream cheese together until smooth and stir into the dry ingredients until evenly combined.
  3. Roll the mixture into bite-size balls and then roll in remaining coconut to coat. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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