No-Bake Cookie Balls

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


about 5 dozen

Updated: Nov. 14, 2023
I go for these quick bites when I'm short on time or don't want to turn on the oven. I make them a day or two ahead to let the flavors blend. —Carmeletta Dailey, Winfield, Texas
No-Bake Cookie Balls Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1-3/4 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 55 wafers)
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • Additional confectioners' sugar


  1. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Stir in the confectioners' sugar, vanilla wafers, walnuts, orange juice and corn syrup.
  2. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in additional confectioners' sugar. Store in an airtight container.
Microwave-1,100 watt
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutrition Facts

1 ball: 69 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 12mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.