White Chocolate, Apricot, & Nut Balls
*makes 48 balls*
3 oz white chocolate baking squares, cut up
1/4 cup light-color corn syrup
2 to 3 tbsp white creme de cacao
2 cups shortbread cookie crumbs
1 cup finely chopped macadamia nuts, toasted
1/3 cup snipped dried apricots
1) In a small saucepan heat and stir white chocolate over low heat until smooth; remove from heat. Add the corn syrup and creme de cacao; stir until combined.
2) In a large bowl stir together cookie crumbs, nuts, and dried apricots. Stir in chocolate mixture until combined. Shape mixture into 1 1/4-inch balls. Roll balls in powdered sugar to coat. Place on a sheet of waxed paper and let stand until dry. Before serving, roll cookies again in powdered sugar.