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Bourbon Balls

Bourbon Balls

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett

Hands-on time 30 mins
Total time 53 mins
Yield

Makes about 5 dozen

Bourbon Balls offer up a powerful punch while packaged in a small bite. These sweet, no-bake treats are a favored gift and a perfect nibble for parties.

Ingredients

  • 1 (12-oz.) package vanilla wafers, finely crushed
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • Powdered sugar

How to Make It

  1. Stir together first 4 ingredients in a large bowl until well blended.

  2. Stir together bourbon and corn syrup until well blended. Stir together bourbon mixture and wafer mixture. Shape into 1-inch balls; roll in powdered sugar. Cover and chill up to 2 weeks.