No-Bake Sticky Toffee Balls — 12 Days of Cookies

Celebrate the holidays with Food Network Kitchen's buttery toffee balls.
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FNK NOBAKE STICKY TOFFEE BALLS Food Network Kitchen Food Network Pitted Dates, Light Brown Sugar, Unsalted Butter, Walnuts Graham Crackers, Orange Zest, Vanilla Extract, Fine Salt, Colored Sanding Sugar

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

12 Days of Cookies It’s time for 12 Days of Cookies, Food Network’s annual virtual cookie swap. Each day, visit us here on FN Dish for a peek at new holiday cookies, party-planning tips and top techniques from your favorite Food Network chefs for rolling, spooning, slicing, baking and decorating delicious sweet treats to give — or keep.

Celebrate classic holiday fruits and nuts with Food Network Kitchen's buttery toffee balls, in which dates, walnuts and orange zest find new expression. Inspired by the traditional British dessert sticky toffee pudding, these easy no-bake treats require just 15 minutes of preparation, and a little help from your food processor and refrigerator. Once they're chilled, coat the toffee balls in red and green sanding sugar — or roll them in confectioners' sugar combined with a large pinch of ground cinnamon for a more understated yet equally festive presentation.

Get Food Network Kitchen’s No-Bake Sticky Toffee Balls recipe, and check out 12 Days of Cookies for dozens more recipes and holiday baking inspiration. Then, join the conversation: Tell us what you’re baking this season and what your all-time favorite cookie is.

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