Zinfandel Port Balls

Penny Hall


courtesy of Noble Pig
Adapted from Sunset

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1 dozen


15 Min


1 pkg (12 oz) vanilla sandwich cookies
1/2 cup unsweetened dutch-process cocoa powder
1 cup pecans,whole, and 3/4 cups pecans coarsely chopped
1/4 cup dark corn syrup
1/2 cup zinfandel port or other port
1/2 cup powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

In a food processor, whirl vanilla wafers, cocoa powder and 1 cup whole pecans until fine crumbs form.
Add Port and corn syrup to the crumb mixture and whirl again until blended. Scoop out the sticky mixture into a bowl and add 3/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans. Mix in pecans with a spoon until fully incorporated.
Roll into 1-inch balls and place on parchment paper.
Roll each ball in powdered sugar

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
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