25 balls

This Bourbon Balls recipe combines nutty pecans, sweet chocolate, and Kentucky's own whiskey to create this traditional Southern holiday favorite.

How to Make It

Step 1

Stir together first 3 ingredients until blended. Cover and chill 8 hours.

Step 2

Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Gently press pecan halves into 2 sides of each ball. Chill 8 hours.

Step 3

Melt chocolate and shortening in a saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat. Dip bourbon balls in chocolate, and place on wax paper.

Step 4

Chill 1 hour or until hardened.

Step 5

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Woodford Reserve Distiller's Select Bourbon.

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