Kentucky Bourbon Balls

Total Time:
1 hr 15 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
1 hr

Yield:
36 servings
Level:
Easy

CATEGORIES
Ingredients
  • 1 cup finely chopped vanilla wafers
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons Kentucky bourbon
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons light corn syrup
Directions

Combine the vanilla wafer crumbs, chopped pecans, 1 cup of the confectioners' sugar, and the cocoa. Combine the bourbon and corn syrup and stir into the dry mixture. When thoroughly blended, cover and refrigerate the dough for 1 hour or more. Sift the remaining confectioners' sugar onto a large piece of waxed paper. Take 1 tablespoon of the dough, shape it into a ball, and roll it in the sugar. Repeat until all the dough is used. Store them, covered, in the refrigerator.

Professional Recipe: This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and makes a large quantity. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe in the proportions indicated and therefore cannot make any representation as to the results.

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