Very Berry Good Truffles

Sheri Zarnick


Makes for a nice assortment to add to a Christmas basket for gift giving. They are simple and taste as good as they look. I haven't had any complaints only praises by friends and family.

★★★★★ 1 vote
10 Min
10 Min


vanilla wafers
2 c
mixed dried fruit (blueberries,cranberries,cherries,& dates)
1 tsp
freshly grated orange zest
1/2 c
light brown sugar, packed
2 Tbsp
orange juice, thawed concentrate
1 Tbsp
butter, room temperature
1 Tbsp
canola oil
1 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
confectioners' sugar


1In a food processor, pulse wafers until finely crumbled. Transfer to bowl.
then pulse fruit and zest until finely chopped.
2In a heavy 2 qt. saucepan add brown sugar, orange juice, butter, oil, and honey; bring to a simmer, stirring over medium-low heat. Stir in mixed fruit and wafer crumbs. Let cool 5 minutes.
3With damp hands, roll fruit mixture into 1" balls, placing on wax paper as you work.
4Place confectioners' sugar in a small bowl. Roll each ball into sugar to coat.
Makes about 4 dozen

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies