Fruit Truffles

Look for small foil cups in your grocery store to hold these festive fruit filled candies. Fun to make. Kids love to roll them.


24 vanilla wafers
2 cups mixed dried fruit, (cranberries, cherries, apples) or Fruit Bits found in dried fruit section. You will need 2 (7 ounce) packages to get 2 cups.
1 tablespoon orange zest
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa powder


Pulse vanilla wafers in food processor until finely chopped. (Should yield 1 cup.) Transfer to a bowl.

Pulse dried fruit and orange zest in food processor until finely chopped.

In a medium saucepan combine honey, brown sugar, orange juice, butter and vegetable oil. Bring to a simmer, stirring. Mix in wafer crumbs and dried fruit. Remove from heat. Cool for 5 minutes.

With dampened hands, roll fruit mixture into 1-inch balls. Roll each ball to coat in confectioners’ sugar or cocoa powder. Refrigerate in an airtight container up to 2 weeks.

Yield: approx. 3 dozen

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