Nuts & Apricot Balls

Almonds & Nuts Balls

Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients for 20 balls and decoration:

  • 200 g dried apricots
  • 1 1/2 dl dried grated coconut
  • 1 dl wholemeal fine-flakes oatmeal-can skip, if you like
  • 1 dl almond, hazelnut or cashews
  • 0,5 dl goji berry
  • 1/2 tbsp salt ……………………………………………………….
  • 1 dl dried grated coconut (for decoration)

Kitchen equipment:

  • Mixer (or use cutting board and knife for chopping instead)
  • A soup plate for rolling the balls in the coconut in the end
  • A food container with a lid for storing the balls (alt. resealable bag)
  • Fridge, or any dry & cold space

 How to: 

  1. Prepare 1 dl coconut on the soup plate
  2. Put apricots in the mixer
  3. Blend it onto a compact mixture (if it is too dry, add a bit of water)
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients
  5. Run the mixer again (until everything sticks together and nuts are in small bits)
  6. Get ready for getting your hands dirty
  7. Form a small ball (size of the IKEA meat-balls)
  8. Roll the ball in the plate with coconut to garnish it
  9. Place the garnished balls into the food container or a bag
  10. Repeat step 7. and 8. until the mixture is finished
  11. Close the container or seal the bag with balls
  12. Place it in the fridge or cold & dry place for about 1 hour
  13. Taste it and think about upgrades
  14. Tidy up
  15. Let me know about your production in a comment

Sources:

Recipe: Allt om Mat, printed edition, 2013 (my apologies – forgot the month of the edition)
Photographer: Klara Kvicerova
Postcard on the photograph: Emma Stebere, 1992 © Inta Ruka

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