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Apricot Brandy Balls

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Ingredients

2 cups margarine
2/3 cup sugar
2 cups apricots, chopped
2 teaspoons apricot brandy
4-1/2 cups flour
Powdered sugar for dusting

Instructions

Cream margarine and sugar; add apricots and apricot brandy. Add flour, a small amount at a time. Roll into balls. Bake at 300 degrees for 30 minutes; roll in powdered sugar while hot.

Eva Valentine
Rock Island



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