no-bake fruit balls

No-Bake Fruit Balls

1 (6 ounce) package mixed dried fruit bits
3/4 cup finely chopped nuts
1/2 cup brandy
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup corn syrup
2 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
Confectioners’ sugar

In a small bowl stir together fruit, nuts and brandy; let stand for 1 hour.

In a medium bowl beat butter and corn syrup until well blended. Gradually beat in crumbs until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add fruit mixture; mix well. Shape into 3/4-inch balls, wetting hands if mixture becomes dry. Roll balls in confectioners’ sugar. Store in an airtight container up to 1 month or until ready to serve.

Makes 60.

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