Orange Nuggets

Jeanne Benavidez


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 vote

Makes @ 3 dozen
30 Min
No-Cook or Other


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  • 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.

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About Orange Nuggets

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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