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Recipe: Trefoils Cookie Balls

Yay! Get your wallets and your stretchy pants ready, those cute Girl Scouts will be rolling wagons through your neighborhood for the next couple of months.

You know you want to buy from all of those budding sales stars, so here’s your excuse to stock up. This recipe for Trefoil Cookie Balls will have you filling your pantry, they’re just soooo good. They taste like salted caramel chocolate cookies with a surprising little liquor twist. You know you want to make some this weekend, and next, and next….

It’s an easy, no bake recipe that will disappear faster than you can say, “S’mores.” But it’s for adults only – let the kids eat the cookies straight from the box. These are mama’s treat for a long day of cookie booth sales.

trefoils cookie ball recipe

Trefoil Cookie Balls 

(Printable version below)

Here’s what you need:

  • 2 tablespoons Hersheys Special Dark cocoa (the powdered kind)  hershey's cocoa special dark
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup Van Meer’s Stroopwafel Imitation Liqueur (I got mine at Spec’s) Stroopwafel liquer
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 box of Girl Scout Trefoils, finely crushed

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  • 2 cup pecans, finely chopped
  • Sea salt in grinder
  • Additional powdered sugar

Here’s what you do:

  • Stir together cocoa and 1 cup of powdered sugar.
  • Combine Stroopwafel and corn syrup in separate bowl.
  • Add liquer mixture into cocoa mixture and stir well. trefoil recipe for cookie balls
  • Add Trefoils and pecans and combine well.trefoils cookie balls recipe steps
  • Shape into ¾ inch balls and roll in the additional powdered sugar to coat completely. adult cookie balls made with girl scouts trefoils
  • Set on cookie sheet and sprinkle lightly with sea salt.
  • Let dry before serving or storing.

Makes approximately 3 dozen.

Yield: Approximately 3 dozen

Recipe: Trefoil Cookie Balls

Recipe: Trefoil Cookie Balls

Girl Scout cookie recipe: Trefoil Cookie Balls

Prep Time 40 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Hersheys Special Dark cocoa (the powdered kind)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup Van Meer’s Stroopwafel Imitation Liqueur (I got mine at Spec’s)
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 box of Girl Scout Trefoils, finely crushed
  • 2 cup pecans, finely chopped
  • Sea salt in grinder
  • Additional powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Stir together cocoa and 1 cup of powdered sugar.
  2. Combine Stroopwafel and corn syrup in separate bowl.
  3. Add liquer mixture into cocoa mixture and stir well.
  4. Add Trefoils and pecans and combine well.
  5. Shape into ¾ inch balls and roll in the additional powdered sugar to coat completely.
  6. Set on cookie sheet and sprinkle lightly with sea salt.
  7. Let dry before serving or storing.

Nutrition Information:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 0

ENJOY!

trefoil cookie balls

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