Christmas Fruit Balls

These beautiful cookies can be rolled in confectioners’ sugar if you don’t like coconut. They are a wonderful addition to a holiday cookie tray.

Makes: 48 ballsHands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Makes: 48 balls

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup mixed candied fruits
  • 1 cup diced dried apricots
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup shredded toasted coconut

Directions

  • Bring brown sugar and milk to a boil over low heat, stirring until sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat; stir in candied fruits, apricots, and pecans.
  • Allow to cool. Shape into small balls; roll in coconut.