Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
Serves: Makes 30 to 40 Balls


2 c finely crushed unfrosted sugar cookies
1 c toasted hazelnuts or almonds finely chopped
1 c powdered sugar
1/4 c light corn syrup
2 Tbsp orange liqueur
2 Tbsp salted butter, melted
powdered sugar for rolling and coating the orange balls

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Jo Anne Sugimoto Recipe
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Kaneohe, HI (pop. 158,302)
Member Since Oct 2010
Jo Anne's notes for this recipe:
Since I love the flavor of orange, I wanted to find a recipe for orange liqueur balls for the New Year's Celebration!
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In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt 2 Tbsp. of butter on medium-high. Set aside.
In a large bowl, stir together sugar cookie crumbs, nuts, powdered sugar, corn syrup, orange liqueur and melted butter until well blended.
Place one cup powdered sugar into a small bowl.
Shape mixture into 1-inch balls and roll and coat them in the powdered sugar.
Place the balls on a cooking sheet lined with waxed paper and cover with plastic wrap, let stand for 2 hours.
Before serving, roll and coat the balls once again in powdered sugar.

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user Valerie Johnson ValerieJ - Dec 20, 2010
These sound so good. I'll have to try them.
user Jo Anne Sugimoto sugarnspicetedibears - Dec 20, 2010
Celebrate, celebrate!!! It's the Holiday Season!!! Have a safe and wonderful Holiday Season!!! LOL!!! XOXOX Jo
user Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - Dec 20, 2010
This sounds really good.... since I am going to make these... I am also going to use the orange liqueur to make my orange cream candies!!! Should be great!! xo Love ya Jo!
user Jo Anne Sugimoto sugarnspicetedibears - Dec 20, 2010
YUMMM! I'll be making them, too! It's time to celebrate! How are you doing? Are you busy? Take care and have a good evening! Love You, XOXOX Jo
user Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - Dec 20, 2010
Hi Jo! I have been too busy!!! Work has been crazy... super busy...

Kids got into the Christmas gifts.... grrrrrrr.... Love you Jo!

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