Source: America's Favorite Food Associations

Almond Fruit Balls
Serves: 24 balls
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes


1 cup toasted almonds
1 package mixed dried fruit
1 1/2 tsp honey
1/2 cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1 1/2 tbsp orange liqueur

Place almonds in bowl of food processor fitted with steel blade; process until finely chopped. Add fruit, honey, cinnamon and nutmeg. Pulse on and off a few times, then process to make a rough paste. Add liqueur and process to make a firm, sticky paste. (Add more liqueur, a few drops at a time, if needed to make a slightly moist dough.) Shape into 1-inch balls, rolling between palms of hands. Pack loosely in airtight container with waxed paper between layers. Serve as confections or as dessert with coffee or tea. These make a nice gift, packed in an attractive tin or box. Recipe can be doubled.