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Course: Sweets
Keyword: Candy, Dairy-Free, Desserts, Gluten-Free, Pistachio Fruit Balls, Snacks

Pistachio Fruit Balls

ACTIVE TIME: 20 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 20 minutes
Yield: 24 balls
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  • 1 cup roasted pistachios
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup pitted dates
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons creme de cassis

Specialized Hardware

  • Food processor
ACTIVE TIME: 20 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 20 minutes
Yield: 24 balls

Procedure

  • Finely chop the pistachios in a food processor. Divide the chopped pistachios in half and set side.
  • Put the cherries, apricots, raisins, and dates through a food grinder using the medium-grind blade. Add to a bowl with half of the pistachios. Add the orange juice and creme de cassis to the mixture and combine, using your hands, until the liquid is evenly distributed throughout. Shape the mixture into 24 walnut-sized balls and roll them in the remaining chopped pistachios. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
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