Kentucky Colonels

Marsha Gardner

By
@mrdick1950

Make these at the holiday's. Just a little different than my other cookie/candy balls.


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Ingredients

8 oz
butter, softened
2 lb
powdered sugar
1/2 c
bourbon whiskey
2 c
pecans, finely chopped
14 oz
semi-sweet baking chocolate

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a mixing bowl cream together the butter and 1 pound of the powdered sugar with mixer on high speed. Add the bourbon, the remaining sugar ad the nuts and mix well.
2
Chill in refrigerator until firm enough to handle, about 2 hours.
3
Melt chocolate in the top of a double boiler and then allow to cool to room temperature.
4
Form rounded teaspoons of the nut mixture into balls and place on a baking sheet covered in wax paper.
5
Dip balls in into the melted chocolate 2 at a time. Using 2 forks, turn the candy, coating completely with the chocolate. Tap fork to eliminate excess chocolate, then place on on the wax paper.
6
continue with remaining candies. Place baking sheet in the refrigerator until firm enough to handle. Pace in a tightly sealed container and allow to age several days before serving. Will keep refrigerated for several weeks if they last that long.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Candies