Ported Fruit Confections
Confectioners sugar for rolling
Grind raisins, peaches and figs together.
Finely chop walnuts.
Combine with fruits, port and sugar. Mix well and let stand 1 hour.
Shape into 1" balls.
Melt chocolate very slowly over warm, not hot, water. When chocolate is completely melted, dip half the balls 1 at a time in chocolate, using 2 forks.
Allow excess chocolate to drip back, then place candies on waxed paper until chocolate is set.
Roll remaining balls in confectioners sugar.
Yield: About 4 dozen
Possum Kingdom Lake Cookbook
MC Formatted using MC Buster & SNT on 4/10/98