Bourbon Balls

Bourbon Balls Recipe
Photo: Jean Allsopp
These rich bourbon balls are a festive holiday dessert. The bourbon flavor gets mellower with time, so make these at least one week ahead.

Yield:

Makes 3 dozen

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Ingredients

3 cups crushed vanilla wafers
1 cup finely chopped pecans
1 cup powdered sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa powder
2 tablespoons corn syrup
1/2 cup bourbon
Powdered sugar

Preparation

Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl. Stir in corn syrup and bourbon. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls; roll in powdered sugar. Store in an airtight container.

Note:

Beware--these little morsels pack a punch. The bourbon flavor gets mellower with time, so make these at least one week ahead.