Whiskey Bon Bons

Whiskey Bon Bons Recipe

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Terrie Hoelscher


These make a lovely addition to a candy tray at Christmas, and are great to give as gifts during the holidays.


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3 1/2 c
vanilla wafers
2 Tbsp
cocoa powder
1/2 c
powdered sugar
1/4 c
light karo syrup
1/3 c
1 c
very finely chopped walnuts
6 oz
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 Tbsp

How to Make Whiskey Bon Bons


  • 1Roll out vanilla wafers in a zip loc or heavy plastic bag, until wafers are fine and smooth.
  • 2Combine wafer crumbs with the cocoa powder, powdered sugar, karo syrup, whiskey and walnuts.
  • 3Roll into 1" balls.
  • 4In a double boiler, melt together the chocolate chips and the shortening.
  • 5Roll the bon bons in the melted chocolate, and allow to cool on a sheet of waxed paper.
  • 6I'm told these can be frozen ... but they never lasted long enough for that, as I put them on goody trays for the holidays and never tried freezing them.
  • 7I do not drink whiskey, so I "borrowed" a cup from a neighbor to make these, but you can also use a rum extract and reconstitute it to make 1/3 cup substitution for the whiskey.

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About Whiskey Bon Bons

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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