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pecan bourbon balls

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Adrienne May
New Castle, DE

Another Christmas recipe. When the weather gets chilly, I start thinking about my Christmas baking.

(1 rating)
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For pecan bourbon balls

  • 1 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 2 1/2 c
    crushed vanilla wafers
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated orange peel
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 2 Tbsp
    light corn syrup
  • 1/4 c
  • granulated sugar

How To Make pecan bourbon balls

  • 1
    Sift sugar and cocoa together and combine with wafers, orange peel and 1 cup of nuts. Toss well to blend ingredients.
  • 2
    Add corn syrup and Bourbon. Mix thoroughly. Shape into small balls (about 1 inch each). Roll in nuts and remaining sugar.