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Swedish arak balls
Swedish arak balls
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Arak is a Lebanese aniseed spirit and popular to use in these Swedish chocolate balls. With this recipe the arak balls almost taste like the balls you find in the cafés. You can change the bread crumbles against oatmeal, or biscuits like digestive.

Ingredient List for 6 servings:
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60 gr Icing sugar
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200 gr Cookie crumbles or smashed biscuits
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1 teaspoon Vanilla sugar
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2 tablespoons Cacao powder
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100 gr Dark chocolate
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100 gr Grated coconut/ chocolate sprinkle
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0,5 teaspoon Arak liquid, or arak essence/extract
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100 gr Margarine room temperature

Instructions:
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Put cacao powder, the cookie crumbles/smashed biscuits, vanilla sugar and the icing sugar in a bowl, and mix it together.
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Divide the margarine in small bits and add it in the bowl with the dry ingredients, and mix it together with a fork.
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Add the arak liquid in the bowl and mix it together like a dough.
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Make the dough in preferred ball sizes.
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Let the balls rest in the fridge around 30 minutes.
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Melt the chocolate in a bowl.
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Roll the balls in the chocolate, and then roll them in the chocolate sprinkle or the grated coconut.
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Let the chocolate balls rest in the fridge until it is time to serve.
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