Serves: 18 (makes 18 balls)
Time to make: 20 mins, plus 30 mins soaking and 1 hr chilling
Total cost: $5.40 / $0.30 per serve
1 cup pitted dates
1/4 cup hot water
1 1/4 cup cashew nuts
1/2 orange, zest only
1/2 cup apricots, diced
1/4 cup sultanas
1/4 cup coconut thread
Step 1Soak dates in hot water for 30 minutes.
Step 2Process all ingredients, except coconut, in a food processor (including water from dates).
Step 3Roll into balls. Roll balls in coconut. Place balls in paper cases (if desired), chill for 1 hour then serve.