Pecan Bourbon Balls

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

 

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.

Yield:

Makes about 3 1/2 dozen

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 30 Minutes
Total: 30 Minutes

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

Preparation

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

Note:

Julia Reed,

December 2013