Apricot Date Balls

A recipe from Cookies! Created by: The Kitchens of Cy DeCosse Incorporated


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • granulated sugar


  • Line airtight container with wax paper. Set aside. In 2-quart (2L) saucepan, combine 3/4 cup sugar, the apricots, dates and eggs. Cook over low heat for 6 to 8 minutes, or until mixture pulls away from side of pan, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in walnuts and vanilla. Let stand for 45 to 50 minutes, or until mixture is cool enough to handle.
  • Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in sugar. Place balls in prepared container. Store in refrigerator.
Posted on September 9, 2015 and filed under cookies & bars.