Jo Anne Sugimoto


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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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


1In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt 2 Tbsp. of butter on medium-high. Set aside.
2In a large bowl, stir together sugar cookie crumbs, nuts, powdered sugar, corn syrup, orange liqueur and melted butter until well blended.
3Place one cup powdered sugar into a small bowl.
4Shape mixture into 1-inch balls and roll and coat them in the powdered sugar.
5Place the balls on a cooking sheet lined with waxed paper and cover with plastic wrap, let stand for 2 hours.
6Before serving, roll and coat the balls once again in powdered sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy