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bourbon balls

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Susan Seybert
Philadelphia, PA

My wonderful Aunt Hon's recipe. She's made this as long as I've been on this earth, maybe longer. Not for the kids!!

(1 rating)
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For bourbon balls

  • 2 1/2 c
    crushed vanilla wafers
  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts, walnuts or pecans are best
  • 1 c
    shredded coconut
  • 3 Tbsp
    light corn syrup
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar

How To Make bourbon balls

  • 1
    Mix dry ingredients together (crushed vanilla wafers, supgar, cocoa, chopped nuts and coconut) in a medium mixing bowl.
  • 2
    Add the light corn syrup and bourbon and mix to combine. Roll into 1 inch balls. Roll in powered sugar.
  • 3
    These are best kept in an airtight tin or plastic container, seperating each layer with waxed paper.