Bourbon Balls

Bourbon Balls Recipe

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Donna Joy Oder


This is a favorite of family and friends. Got it out of the Lexington, ky. paper many, many years ago, and have tweeted it just a little.


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  • 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 5 Tbsp
    bourbon, also can use whiskey
  • 2 lb
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened, not margarine
  • ·
    chocolate almond bark, melted

How to Make Bourbon Balls


  1. Soak chopped pecans in bourbon or whiskey covered overnight.
  2. Cut butter into powdered sugar as if you are making a pie crust.
  3. Add pecans and any liquid that has not been absorbed.
  4. Refrigerate until firm enough to shape into balls.
  5. Shape into balls . I use a small cookie scoop.
  6. Chill balls overnight.I have put them in the freezer for a short time until hard to be able to dip quicker.
  7. Melt chocolate bark in small crock pot on low
  8. Dip and place on wax paper or parchment paper to harded.

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About Bourbon Balls

Course/Dish: Candies

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