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       Title: Apricot-Pork Meatball
  Categories: Appetizers
       Yield: 20 appetizers
  
            MEATBALLS
     3/4 lb Ground pork or beef
     1/3 c  Dry bread crumbs
     1/4 c  Dried apricots -- finely
            Chopped
       1 t  Soy sauce
     1/2 t  Five-spice powder
     1/4 t  Garlic powder
       1 lg Egg
            SPICY APRICOT GLAZE
     1/2 c  Apricot preserves
     1/3 c  Stir-fry or sweet-and-sour
            Sauce
     1/4 T  Five-spice powder
  
   FOR APRICOT-PORK MEATBALLS: Heat oven to 350 . Mix all ingredients
   except Spicy Apricot Glaze. Shape mixture into 20 meatballs. Place in
   ungreased rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches. Bake uncovered about 20
   minutes or until no longer pink center; drain well. (If using
   Do-Ahead Tip, stop here).
   
   Prepare Spicy Apricot Glaze.  Serve with meatballs.
   
   FOR SPICY APRICOT GLAZE: Mix all ingredients in 1-quart saucepan.
   Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until hot.
   
   DO AHEAD TIP: Place drained cooked meatballs in single layer on cookie
   sheet.  Freeze uncovered about 1 hour or until firm. Place meatballs
   in labeled airtight freezer container. Freeze no longer than two
   months.
   
   Apout 30 minutes before serving, heat oven to 400 .  Place meatballs
   in single layer in ungreased rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches.  Bake
   uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until hot. Prepare Spicy Apricot Glaze.
   Serve with meatballs.
   
   Diet Exchange:  1/2 lean meat, 1/2 fruit
   
   Recipe By     : Betty Crocker Holidays   1995 From the recipe files of
   suzy@gannett.infi.net
  
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