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Nutty Citrus Candy Recipe

A friend shared the recipe for these refreshing tangy-sweet goodies. Whenever I need a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, I roll them out by the dozens.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:96 servings


  • 3-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 package (12 ounces) vanilla wafers, crushed
  • 1 can (6 ounces) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups ground walnuts


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, wafer crumbs, juice concentrate and butter. Shape into 3/4-in. balls, then roll in walnuts. Cover and refrigerate for at least 24 hours before serving. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: 8 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 53 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 21mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (6g sugars, trace fiber), trace protein

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.