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Bourbon (or Rum) Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Bowlyne Fisher
Added: Thursday, August 17, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 c. (12 oz box) vanilla wafers
1 c. pecan pieces
1 c. powdered sugar
2 tsp cocoa
3 Tbsp molasses, or karo: molasses is better

6 Tbsp bourbon, or rum ... may require more

Directions:
Directions:
Place all in food processor. Pulse until fine crumb stage and mixture 'coalesces' more or less. Roll into small balls, then roll in powdered sugar. They freeze well.

NOTE: Pecans taste better if toasted lightly. Add pecans last to avoid turning them into paste.

 

 

 

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