Very Berry Good Truffles

Sheri Zarnick

By
@Shili

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.


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Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

20
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
honey
3 Tbsp
confectioners' sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a food processor, pulse wafers until finely crumbled. Transfer to bowl.
then pulse fruit and zest until finely chopped.
2
In 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.
3
With damp hands, roll fruit mixture into 1" balls, placing on wax paper as you work.
4
Place confectioners' sugar in a small bowl. Roll each ball into sugar to coat.
Makes about 4 dozen

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies