Orange Coconut Balls
- 4 cups Dixie Crystals Confectioners Powdered Sugar
- 1 box (11 oz) vanilla wafer cookies, crushed
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3/4 cup orange juice concentrate, thawed
- 1/4 teaspoon orange zest
- 2 cups sweetened coconut flakes
- Line a cookie sheet with wax or parchment paper.
- Place vanilla wafer cookies in a food processor. Pulse until crumb texture.
- Add cookie crumbs, powdered sugar, softened butter, chopped pecans, vanilla extract, orange juice concentrate, and orange zest in a large bowl.
- Mix ingredients together until combined.
- Place coconut flakes on a large plate or bowl.
- Using a small cookie scoop or spoon, scoop out mixture and then roll into 1-inch balls.
- Roll each ball in coconut flakes and then place on lined cookie sheet.
- Chill in refrigerator for at least two hours or until firm.
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Recipe developed for Dixie Crystals by Heather Seeley @FoodLovinFamily.