Orange Balls II

Orange Balls II


"This is a light, chilled Christmas cookie."


servings 161 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 161 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 7.1 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.3g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 53 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Crush vanilla wafers to make fine crumbs. Add sugar, butter or margarine, and orange juice concentrate. Mix well.
  2. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Roll balls in pecans or coconut. Chill until firm.
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  1. 28 Ratings


The reason I'm writing a review is to tell other people who are unfamiliar with these cookies (like I was) to not be disheartened when they first look at the dough. The cookie does firm up after...

I have been looking for this recipe for years. I first came across it in a magazine in 1971. It called for crushed pecan shortbread cookies (Pecan Sandies) rather than graham crackers or vanilla...

These are absolutely delicious! I wanted to try something new for the holidays and boy am I glad that I did! Easy to make (though it does take some time to crush up all those nilla wafers!!) ...

Love these! My Grandma has made these all my life and I look forward to them every year! Tip : Put the vanilla wafers in your food processor to grind them up... saves a lot of time. Also stick d...

I typically do not alter ingredients and then rate a recipe, but i just had to try adding 8 oz of cream cheese to this, and I am glad I did! Here is what I did. ...I could not figure out for th...

This is a recipe from our childhoods-DH & I both remember these as Christmas cookies, but they make a great, cool, very sweet treat in the summer, too. I use confectioners sugar and/or finely c...

These are my new favorite Christmas cookie! I have also tried them with frozen lemonade and that is AMAZING!

Great cookies. I added 1 T orange extract, then added only enough concentrated orange juice to sufficiently moisten for easy handling. I mixed the pecans into the dough, eliminated the coconut, ...

Delicious. First time I did as directed, but second time I forgot to put the butter in, and actually they did better, and I really like the taste better without the butter. Thanks for a new Ch...