mamaw's bourbon balls

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a recipe by
Aleta Hepp
Louisville, KY

This is my grandmother's recipe, she loves them! I make them every year now for her, even though she can only have a couple, lol.

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prep time 25 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For mamaw's bourbon balls

  • 1 box
    vanilla wafers, crushed
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 2 Tbsp
    light corn syrup
  • 1/4 c
  • additional powdered sugar, for coating

How To Make mamaw's bourbon balls

  • 1
    Mix together first 6 ingredients, adding additional bourbon if needed to make a sticky but firm dough.
  • 2
    Roll dough into balls, and roll in additional powdered sugar.
  • 3
    Store in airtight container until ready to serve, at least overnight.