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Sugar Plum

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  Dried apricots 1⁄2 Pound
  Grated tangerine/Orange rind 1 Teaspoon
  Tangerine/Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Crystallized ginger 2 Ounce, chopped
  Sifted icing sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flaked coconut 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

Cut apricots into thin strips.
In small heavy saucepan, combine apricots, tangerine rind and juice and honey; cover and bring to simmer.
Reduce heat to low and cook, stirring frequently, for about 10 minutes or until apricots are very tender and shiny.
Uncover and cook, stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes or until liquid is absorbed; let cool slightly.
Transfer to food processor or blender and add ginger; puree until pastelike.
Let cool.
Place icing sugar and coconut in separate bowls.
Drop teaspoonfuls (5 mL) apricot mixture into coconut.
Using hands, shape into balls; roll in icing sugar.
Place on tray lightly dusted with icing sugar.
Cover loosely with waxed paper and let stand in cool, dry place for 2 days.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2065 Calories from Fat 357

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 43 g65.6%

Saturated Fat 36.6 g182.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 83.9 mg3.5%

Total Carbohydrates 438 g146.1%

Dietary Fiber 28 g111.9%

Sugars 402.1 g

Protein 13 g25.2%

Vitamin A 170.8% Vitamin C 71.2%

Calcium 29.8% Iron 111.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sugar Plum Recipe