You are here: Home » Recipes » Christmas Spirits Cookies Christmas Spirits Cookies Recipe by California Walnut Board Yield 48 pieces Prep 20 mins Cook 0 mins PrintEmail Ingredients 32 chocolate crème sandwich cookies (i.e. Oreo’s)3/4 cup powdered sugar1-1/4 cup toasted California walnuts2 tablespoons Instant coffee powder2 tablespoons Light corn syrup1/3 cup brandy, coffee liqueur, or rum Instructions Break up cookies and crush into fine crumbs in food processor fit with a stainless steel blade (about 2 cups crumbs). 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. Form into 1 inch balls. In small bowl, mix the remaining ¼ cup powdered sugar and the remaining ½ tablespoon coffee powder. 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.