Brandied Ginger Balls

RecipesPlus
9Ingredients
35Calories
60Minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces vanilla wafer cookies
  • 3 ounces ginger (preserved)
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/3 cup whole almonds
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 ounces semi sweet chocolate (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 tablespoons brandy

Directions

  1. Process the cookies to fine crumbs in a food processor. Transfer to a large bowl. Process the ginger, raisins and almonds until finely chopped. Add to the cookie crumbs along with the cocoa powder.
  2. Place the chocolate in heatproof bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water to melt.
  3. Meanwhile, toast the coconut in a dry skillet on low heat, stirring constantly, until the coconut is a golden color and smells toasted. Set aside to cool.
  4. Add the melted chocolate, sweetened condensed milk and brandy to the cookie crumbs mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for about 10 mins until firm.
  5. Line a baking pan with wax paper. Roll small spoonfuls of the mixture into balls. Roll the balls in the coconut and place on prepared pan. Refrigerate until firm.
  6. Serve in a bowl or small paper cups. Store in a covered container in the refrigerator or freezer.
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NutritionView more

35Calories
Sodium0%DV10mg
Fat2%DV1.5g
Protein2%DV<1g
Carbs2%DV5g
Fiber0%DV0g

PER SERVING *

Calories35Calories from Fat20
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat1.5g2%
Saturated Fat1g5%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol<5mg1%
Sodium10mg0%
Potassium45mg1%
Protein<1g2%
Calories from Fat20
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate5g2%
Dietary Fiber0g0%
Sugars4g8%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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