Zinfandel Port Balls

Penny Hall


courtesy of Noble Pig
Adapted from Sunset


★★★★★ 1 vote

1 dozen
15 Min


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    1 pkg (12 oz) vanilla sandwich cookies
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    1/2 cup unsweetened dutch-process cocoa powder
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    1 cup pecans,whole, and 3/4 cups pecans coarsely chopped
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    1/4 cup dark corn syrup
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    1/2 cup zinfandel port or other port
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    1/2 cup powdered sugar

How to Make Zinfandel Port Balls


  1. In a food processor, whirl vanilla wafers, cocoa powder and 1 cup whole pecans until fine crumbs form.
    Add Port and corn syrup to the crumb mixture and whirl again until blended. Scoop out the sticky mixture into a bowl and add 3/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans. Mix in pecans with a spoon until fully incorporated.
    Roll into 1-inch balls and place on parchment paper.
    Roll each ball in powdered sugar

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About Zinfandel Port Balls

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #desserts

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