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


  • 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
  • 3 Tbsp
    confectioners' sugar

How to Make Very Berry Good Truffles


  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

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About Very Berry Good Truffles

Course/Dish: Candies

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