Christmas Spirits Cookies

  • Yield: 48 pieces
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins


32 chocolate crème sandwich cookies (i.e. Oreo’s)
3/4cup powdered sugar
1-1/4cup toasted California walnuts
2tablespoons Instant coffee powder
2tablespoons Light corn syrup
1/3cup brandy, coffee liqueur, or rum


  1. Break up cookies and crush into fine crumbs in food processor fit with a stainless steel blade (about 2 cups crumbs).
  2. Add ½ cup of sugar, walnuts and 1 ½ tbs. of the coffee powder.  Process thoroughly.  Add corn syrup and gradually mix in brandy, liqueur, or rum to form a thick paste.
  3. Form into 1 inch balls.
  4. In small bowl, mix the remaining ¼ cup powdered sugar and the remaining ½ tablespoon coffee powder.
  5. Roll balls in sugar mixture to coat.  Cookies may be stored in loosely packed between sheets of wax paper or aluminum foil in alright container for up to two weeks.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Calories 70
  • Fat 3.5g
  • Saturated Fat 0.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 40mg
  • Potassium 20mg
  • Carbohydrate 8g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 5g
  • Protein 1g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 2%
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