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Bourbon Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sandy Smith

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
3 T. light corn syrup
1/2 c. bourbon
2 1/2 c. crushed vanilla wafers
1/2 c. powdered sugar
1 c. chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Melt chocolate chips over hot water. Add corn syrup and bourbon or substitute. Combine vanilla wafers, crushed, powdered sugar and nuts. Add chocolate mixture. Let stand for 30 minutes. Shape into 1" balls and roll in powdered sugar
Let ripen in covered containers at least 3 days.
Excellent flavored with rum or brandy in place of bourbon. ( You may also use 1/2 c. of light cream in place of bourbon. If so, add 1/2 tsp. of vanilla extract.)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 4 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes and sit for 30 min, then ripen for 3 days
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was one of Minga's special Christmas recipes. My recipe card states: From the Kitchen of Edith Lee" in her handwriting.

 

 

 

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