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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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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2571 Calories from Fat 709

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 85 g130.4%

Saturated Fat 74.3 g371.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 82.2 mg3.4%

Total Carbohydrates 465 g154.9%

Dietary Fiber 37.2 g148.6%

Sugars 412.8 g

Protein 15 g30.3%

Vitamin A 144.2% Vitamin C 28.6%

Calcium 15.3% Iron 63.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Apricot Coins Recipe