No-Bake Orange Balls | Living the Country Life

No-Bake Orange Balls

Use your favorite nuts and liqueur flavors to give these tasty treats a personal touch!

Yield: About 40 cookies
Prep: 25 min
Stand: 2 hr

2 cups finely crushed, crisp, unfrosted sugar cookies (about 8 ounces)
1 cup toasted hazelnuts (filberts), almonds, or pecans, finely chopped
1 cup sifted powdered sugar
1/4 cup light-color corn syrup
2 tablespoons orange, coffee, or almond liqueur
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
Sifted powdered sugar (about 1/3 cup)

1. Combine cookie crumbs, nuts, the 1 cup powdered sugar, corn syrup, desired liqueur, and melted butter or margarine in a large mixing bowl. Stir the mixture with a wooden spoon until well mixed.

2. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Roll in powdered sugar; cover. Let stand for 2 hours. Roll balls again in powdered sugar before serving. Chill in airtight container up to 2 days or freeze up to 2 weeks. Makes about 40 cookies.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): 69 cal., 3 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 3 mg chol., 9 g carb., 32 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 1 g pro.

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