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Sugar plum Balls

  Prunes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried apricots 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Part Butter)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Undiluted evaporated milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Powdered sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), divided

Rinse prunes and apricots, cover with cold water, bring to a boil, and boil for 5 minutes.
Drain and cool.
Cut prunes from pits and chop.
Chop apricots.
Cream shortening thoroughly and gradually blend in vanilla extract and milk.
Combine flour, salt, and 1/3 cup powdered sugar and blend into creamed mixture.
Add fruits and mix well.
Shape into 1 -inch balls and place on greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 375° for 8 to 10 minutes.
Roll in powdered sugar, if desired

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2450 Calories from Fat 954

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 108 g166.3%

Saturated Fat 27.8 g139%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 11.2 mg3.7%

Sodium 1509.3 mg62.9%

Total Carbohydrates 348 g115.9%

Dietary Fiber 15.2 g61%

Sugars 151.7 g

Protein 29 g57.2%

Vitamin A 46.6% Vitamin C 2.8%

Calcium 19.7% Iron 68.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sugar Plum Balls Recipe