Bourbon Ball Candies

Southern Living

In just 4-simple ingredients (which you probably already have on hand), step up your ice cream game with a load of these chocolatey, sweet candies.

Makes about 28 balls

Ingredients

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1/2 cup (4 oz.) salted butter, softened
3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
2 ounces (1/4 cup) bourbon
8 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted

Preparation

Active: 1 Hours
Total: 4 Hours

1. Beat butter with an electric mixer until completely smooth and creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, about 1 cup at a time, beating until sugar is fully incorporated into butter after each addition. Add bourbon in a slow, steady stream, beating well. Transfer to an airtight container, and chill until firm, about 1 hour.

2. Shape chilled bourbon mixture into 28 balls (about 1 tablespoon each). Drop each one into melted chocolate to coat; remove with a fork, and place on a parchment-paper lined baking sheet. Freeze until firm, at least 2 hours.

Created date

June 2016