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Orange Almond Balls

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Frozen orange juice concentrate 6 Ounce, thawed (1 Can)
  Confectioners sugar 1 Pound, sifted (1 Box)
  Vanilla wafers 12 Ounce (1 Box)
  Blanched almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
  Toasted blanched almonds/1 cup toasted / colored flaked coconut / chocolate jimmies / colored sugar / decorates 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
Directions

Heat butter and orange concentrate in a large saucepan over low heat, stirring until butter melts.
Off heat, mix in confectioners' sugar.
Crush vanilla wafers in an electric blender at high speed or with a rolling pin; add to mixture along with sliced almonds and mix well.
Shape into 1" balls and roll in toasted almonds.
Arrange on a tray or baking sheet and chill 2-3 hours before serving.
Store airtight and, if weather is warm, in refrigerator.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Kids, Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
24

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 245 Calories from Fat 102

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.5%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0.4 g

Cholesterol 10.1 mg3.4%

Sodium 27.7 mg1.2%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.5%

Sugars 23.8 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A 2.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 3.9% Iron 2.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Orange Almond Balls Recipe