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California Fig Coconut Balls

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  • 3/4 c California dried figs
  • 3/4 c Shredded coconut
  • 1/2 c Nut meats
  • 1 ts Grated lemon rind
  • 1 ts Lemon juice


Steam figs. With scissors, clip off stems, and grind or chop fine. Grind coconut and nut meats, then combine all ingredients and work to a paste. Add more lemon juice if necessary. Shape mixture into little balls about 3/4 inch in diameter, and roll in finely chopped coconut.
Source: 48 Family Favorites with California Figs Reprinted with the permission of The California Fig Advisory Board Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias