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Recipe Name: Apricot Candies (apricotina) Submitted by: Administrator
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Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/22/2014
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Number of Servings: 24

Ingredients:
1 Cup(s) Dried apricots, minced
packed
2 Tablespoon(s) Water
1/2 Cup(s) Sugar
1/4 Stick butter
1 Tablespoon(s) Orange flower water
1 Cup(s) Unsalted shelled pistachios
chopped
Directions:
MAKES 24 LACTO Often served at the end of a meal with tiny cups of
dark Turkish coffee, these rich, sweet candies are regularly made to
have on hand for unexpected visitors. In Turkey, it's customary to
welcome the casual caller with hospitality at all times. In heavy
medium saucepan, combine apricots, water, sugar, butter and orange
flower water. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally with a wooden
spoon, until mixture becomes a thick puree, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove
from heat and beat until smooth. Transfer mixture to a plate and
spread into an even circle, Allow to cool. Divide mixture into 24
equal pieces and roll each into a ball. Coat with chopped nuts and
place in small petit four papers if desired. Store in an airtight
container for up to 2 weeks. PER CANDY: 156 CAL.; 3G PROT.; 9G TOTAL
FAT (3G SAT. FAT); 18G CARB.; 11MG CHOL.; 43MG SOD.; 1G FIBER. Recipe
by: Vegetarian Times Magazine, August 1998, page 45 Converted by
MM_Buster v2.0l.

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
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Calories: 66
Calories From Fat: 35
Total Fat: 3.9g
Cholesterol: 10.2mg
Sodium: 30.7mg
Potassium: 91.9mg
Carbohydrates: 8g
Fiber: <1g
Sugar: 7.1g
Protein: <1g


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