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Pecan Bourbon Balls

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

 

Hands-on time 30 mins
Total time 30 mins
Yield Makes about 3 1/2 dozen
Think a bourbon ball is a bourbon ball is a bourbon ball? Think again. Try coating them in spiced toasted pecans for a sweet-salty variation and you'll be a convert for life.

Ingredients

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

How to Make It

  1. Stir together first 6 ingredients. Shape into 1-inch balls. Roll in powdered sugar or pecans. Refrigerate up to 2 weeks.