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Tequila Margarita Balls

This recipe reiterates that you can have a Margarita and eat it too! This is truly a delightful treat to share with your friends. They are cake balls filled with alcohol and provide a cure to the sweet tooth.

They are really easy to make and it will actually appear that you have spent tons of time on them. Be careful how many you eat around your friends, they just may find out how easy they really are.

There are seriously hundreds of recipes for “Booze Balls” . This is the one, that after much serious consideration and taste testing, we decided was the best flavored and made us happy.

Go ahead and try the others if you want, you will come back to this one. I did and so did my friends and family. Twist it up and make it what you want it to be.

Frequently Asked Questions:

The recipe calls for vanilla wafers, can I change that?

I do believe that there are other flavors available at some locations. You will have to see what is available.

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I had this recipe once using a cake mix, why change?

This is slightly lower in carbohydrates, this one does not call for frosting either, so less sugar.

Do I have to use Tequila?

No! I am not forcing anyone to partake in alcohol. However, you can change it up to brandy or whisky if you like that better. I have heard that some people have even avoided alcohol completely and used fruit juice. I have not tried that, so I cannot vouch for it.

Tips and Tricks:

These little balls of sweetness and yum can be rolled in white granulated sugar, or any color of granulated sugar.

I used a little lime zest on the top of the batch I made, I melted some green candy melts and drizzled lightly over the Margarita Balls after they were rolled in sugar.

Ingredients :

1 (12 ounce) package vanilla wafers
1/2 pound ground almonds
4 ounces white chocolate
1/4 cup tequila
1/4 cup orange marmalade
2 tablespoons light corn syrup

Instructions :

Mix 1 box (12 oz) vanilla wafers, crushed into crumbs, with 1/2 lb ground blanched almonds.
Melt four 1 oz squares white chocolate according to package directions.
In blender, process tequila, orange marmalade, and light corn syrup until smooth. Stir, along with melted chocolate, into crumb mixture.
Shape into 1-inch balls and coat with sugar. Store in refrigerator

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