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orange nuggets

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Jeanne Benavidez
Odessa, TX

This is a very easy snack "cookie" that everyone seems to love. I've had this recipe for years but had forgotten it until I was flipping through one of my old recipe boxes. This net pic is how they look when finished.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For orange nuggets

  • 1 box
    vanilla wafers, crushed
  • 1 stick
  • 1
    (6 oz) can frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1
    box powdered sugar
  • 3/4 c
    finely chopped pecans

How To Make orange nuggets

  • 1
    Crush the vanilla wafers using a food processor or sealable plastic bag and rolling pen.
  • 2
    Pour into a large bowl.
  • 3
    Add the butter, orange juice concentrate, 2/3 of the powdered sugar and the pecans.
  • 4
    Mix thoroughly using your hands.
  • 5
    Roll into balls about 1 inch in diameter and roll in remaining powdered sugar.
  • 6
    Store in an airtight container.