Orange Walnut Candy Recipe

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A friend shared the recipe for these tangy goodies. Whenever I need a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, I roll them out by the dozens. —Betty Hostetler, Ocean Park, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:96 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 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

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 53 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 21mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.


  1. In a bowl, combine the sugar, wafer crumbs, orange juice concentrate and butter. Shape into 3/4-in. balls; roll in walnuts. Cover and refrigerate in an airtight container for at least 24 hours before serving. Yield: 8 dozen.
Originally published as Orange Walnut Candy in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p113

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ypedevill User ID: 5875320 239974
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2015

"These have a sweet, unique flavor, and are a perfect way to get the kids involved in the kitchen. We love making these during the holidays."

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