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Apricot Coins

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  Dried apricots 200 Gram (1 1/4 Cups)
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shredded coconut 250 Gram (3 Cups)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Powdered sugar 300 Gram, sifted (2.5 Cups)

Place apricots in a medium bowl; cover with boiling water.
Cover and soak about 2 hours.
Drain apricots well; grind finely.
Mix with 2-1/3 cups (200 g) shredded coconut; grind again.
Alternatively, apricots and coconut may be processed in a blender or food processor.
In a medium bowl, combine apricot and coconut mixture and lemon juice.
Add enough powdered sugar to give a workable dough.
Shape dough into a roll about 1-1/2 inches (3.5 cm) in diameter.
Cut off coins, 1/4 inch (5 mm) thick.
Sprinkle remaining coconut onto a plate; turn coins in it until thoroughly coated.
Place coins between layers of waxed paper in an airtight container.
Let dry out at least 2 days.

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