Bourbon or Rum Balls

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  • 3 cups vanilla wafers, finely crushed (not quite a whole box)
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar, measured after sifting
  • 2 TB cocoa, sifted
  • 2 cups pecans or walnuts, finely chopped
  • 3 Tbs corn syrup
  • Splash of vanilla
  • 1/2 cup bourbon or rum


  1. Sift confectioners sugar and then sift cocoa. Mix together well with a whisk. Stir in vanilla wafers, chopped nuts, corn syrup, vanilla and bourbon. Shape into 1 inch balls and roll in confectioners sugar. Store in a container with a tight fitting lid in a cool place.
December 2009

This recipe is a personal recipe added by EleanorCook and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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