CAUTION: Please eat these alcohol “toxic & lethal orange and chipotle drops” responsibly. Some folks are more sensitive to alcohol than others.
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Recipe makes roughly 100 liquor balls
15 ounces of vanilla wafers, very finely crushed
2 cups pecans [measured whole], toasted and very finely chopped
3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
1/3 white mocha powder (such as Ghirardelli)
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon chipotle powder
Pinch of salt
1/2 cup orange liqueur (such as Grand Marnier)
1/4 cup brandy
1/3 cup orange marmalade
1/4 cup Baker’s [fine] sugar
1/8 cup sweetened cocoa (such as Ghirardeli)
- In a large bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients and toss well.
- Add the next 3 ingredients and mix well to incorporate, and then allow the mixture to rest in the fridge for at least 2 hours or overnight before shaping.
- Shape dough into 1 inch balls; roll in sugar and cocoa mixture.
- Store the Grand Marnier orange drops in an airtight container for at least 2-3 days to develop flavor, and up to 1 month.
Cook with heart; eat with gusto. Buen Provecho!