Apricot Confection

A cross between a cookie and a candy. Absolutely irresistible.

Apricot Confection Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Apricot Confection for 24 servings:

  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 cups flaked coconut
  • 7 1/2 ounces vanilla wafers, crushed
  • 8 ounces dried apricots

Apricot Confection Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Apricot Confection easily:

  1. 1 Snip apricots into small strips. Sprinkle with water and let stand in a sealed container overnight.
  2. 2 Combine eggs, sugar, and apricots. In a lightly buttered skillet cook the apricot mixture over low heat for 10 minutes. Stir in the nuts, vanilla wafer crumbs and 1/2 of the coconut.
  3. 3 Shape mixture into small balls. Roll balls in the remaining coconut. Store in a tightly covered box. These taste best after aging for a few days.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 141 calories; 6.5 grams of fat; 20.1 grams of carbohydrates; 2.2 grams of protein; 23 milligrams of cholesterol; 54 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Apr 18th 2017

    Absolutely delicious; not a cookie I would make everyday but it is a pleasant change from the regular cookies--dried fruit is a nice change to the usual texture and is awesome when you can e ...

  2. Dec 24th 2016

    It was too gooey to hold shape into balls even after adding more crushed wafers to give it texture.

  3. Feb 16th 2012

    This was a faceless recipe and I decided to give it a try since I had all the ingredients on hand. Very pleased with how the recipe turned out. This is an easy to make recipe - which can be ...

  4. Dec 15th 2009

    These are perfect! One of my new favorites!

  5. Nov 10th 2004

    I made this recipe as part of my holiday cookie baking. It sounded good and it was a change from all of the chocolate confections. Unfortunately, they just weren't that appealing and most of ...

  6. Jan 16th 2003

    VERY sweet candy-like balls. I couldn't wait to refrigerate the apricot snips overnight so I skipped that part and made them right then. I think they turned out fine!

  7. Dec 21st 2000

    I substituted Pecans for this recipe and made them on a Sunday and brought them to work on Wednesday, and got so many compliments. They are delicious -- some one said, "Oh, good, there will ...