BOURBON BALLS ALA SALLYE

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By
@grandedame

A classic holiday offering. Best if made at least 15 days in advance to allow the fusion of flavors.


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Prep:

15 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1 box
vanilla wafers (approx 12 oz)
1-1/2 c
chopped nuts
3/4 c
confectioners sugar
1/4 c
powder cocoa
1/2 c
bourbon
2 Tbsp
light corn syrup
confection sugar to roll balls in

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place vanilla wafers in freezer bag. Crush with meat mallet until no large pieces are left. (The smaller the crumbs, the better).

Alternate: process in blender or food processor.
2
Place sugar, cocoa and nuts in large mixing bowl and stir well with wooden spoon to coat nuts.
3
Add vanilla wafer crumbs to nut mixture and mix/
4
Add syrup and bourbon to mix and stir with wooden spoon to mix well

Once well blended, let set for about 10 minutes for bourbon and syrup to be absorbed.
5
Pinch off about a 1" ball of dough and roll between palms of your hands until firm and round.

(Dough will be slightly sticky)
6
Roll ball in confectioners sugar and place on parchment sheet lined cookie sheet

Let stand for about 15 minutes, then store in airtight container until ready to use.
7
Note: These are better if stored for about 15 days before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers, Candies, Nuts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy