- 1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar
- 1/3 cup bourbon
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 50 pecan halves (about 1 1/4 cups)
- 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate morsels
- 1 tablespoon shortening
How to Make It
Stir together first 3 ingredients until blended. Cover and chill 8 hours.
Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Gently press pecan halves into 2 sides of each ball. Chill 8 hours.
Melt chocolate and shortening in a saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat. Dip bourbon balls in chocolate, and place on wax paper.
Chill 1 hour or until hardened.
Note: For testing purposes only, we used Woodford Reserve Distiller's Select Bourbon.