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Dark Chocolate and Orange Cream Candy

An easy, no cook recipe with a burst of orange flavor.

Course Candy
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Orange Cream Candy
Prep Time 5 minutes
Freezer Time 45 minutes
Servings 30 pieces
Author Beverly

Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup Butter (Softened)
  • 1/3 Cup Light Corn Syrup
  • 3 tsp Orange Extract
  • 1 tsp Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
  • 3 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 10 oz package Chocolate Melting Wafers

Instructions

  1. Allow butter to soften at room temperature.

  2. Cream butter and syrup. Add in extract and juice and continue to mix until blended.

  3. Add 1 cup of powdered sugar and mix on medium for 1 minute. Continue adding powdered sugar, one cup at time, beating between each addition until the filling has firmed and will hold its shape.

  4. Remove filling from mixing bowl and wrap in plastic wrap. Freeze for 30 minutes.

  5. Place parchment paper on baking sheet and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

  6. Remove filling from freezer and pinch off small amounts of mixture and roll into bite sized balls.

  7. Return to freezer for 15 minutes.

  8. Melt chocolate melting wafers according to directions on package.

  9. Remove balls from freezer and dip them into the melted chocolate, coating each piece. Add sprinkles if desired before the chocolate begins to harden.

  10. Place tray in refrigerator for 5 minutes.

  11. Place candy in a container and store in refrigerator for up to one week.