Orange Balls

Orange Balls

A vintage recipe for Orange Balls; makes these Orange Balls with vanilla wafers, powdered sugar, margarine, frozen orange juice, orange rind, chopped nuts, and coconut. Makes approximately 6 dozen 3/4-inch balls.
Orange Balls, a vintage typed recipe card


1 16-ounce package vanilla wafers
1 1-pound box powdered sugar
1 stick margarine
1 6-ounce can frozen orange juice (thawed)
1 teaspoon orange rind (grated)
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
1 small can coconut


Crush and roll (fine) vanilla wafers. Mix in powdered sugar then cut in margarine as for pie crust to the consistency of cornmeal. Add orange juice and rind. Mix with hands, and form into 3/4 inch balls. Roll in coconut. 

Refrigerate at least 10 hours before serving. 


From Leta Huggins



A handwritten version of this same recipe was also included in the Jorgensen collection - 


A vintage handwritten recipe for Orange Balls


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