Bourbon Balls

Looking for a unique dessert recipe that will definitely impress? Check out this delicious recipe for bourbon balls, created using just a few simple ingredients and, of course, bourbon!


These cocoa bourbon balls melt in your mouth and are a unique way to use bourbon as a dessert ingredient.

Ingredients
  • 1 Cup Pecans
  • 8 Oz Vanilla Wafers
  • 1/2 Cup Unsweetened coca, divided
  • 1 Cup Confectioner's Sugar, divided
  • 1/4 Cup Light Corn Syrup
  • 1/4 Cup Bourbon
Directions

Preheat over to 325 degrees.

Spread the pecans on a cookie sheet and bake for three minutes. Turn, then bake another three minutes. Be careful not to burn them.

In a food processor pulse the vanilla wafers until they are finely crushed. Add the pecans and pulse until chopped.

In a bowl combine the crushed pecans and wafers with cup of the cocoa, cup of the sugar, the corn syrup and the bourbon.

On a large plate, sift the remaining cup of cocoa and sugar. Shape the crumb mixture into one-inch balls and roll them in the sugar/cocoa mixture.

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