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Bourbon Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nicole Holland
Added: Thursday, March 15, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups finely crushed vanilla wafers (about 75 (1 box)).
2 cups powdered sugar
1 cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts (about 4 ounces)
1/4 cup cocoa
1/2 cup bourbon (or rum, for "rum balls")
1/4 cup light corn syrup
Powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Mix crushed wafers, powdered sugar, pecans and cocoa. (I throw it all into the food processor).
Stir in bourbon and corn syrup. Shape mixture into 1 - inch balls. Rol in powdered sugar. Refrigerate in tightly covered container several days before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
60 cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Delicious! You better like bourbon to enjoy these.

 

 

 

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