BOURBON BALLS ALA SALLYE

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sallye bates

By
@grandedame

A classic holiday offering. Best if made at least 15 days in advance to allow the fusion of flavors.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1 box
vanilla wafers (approx 12 oz)
1-1/2 c
chopped nuts
3/4 c
confectioners sugar
1/4 c
powder cocoa
1/2 c
bourbon
2 Tbsp
light corn syrup
confection sugar to roll balls in

How to Make BOURBON BALLS ALA SALLYE

Step-by-Step

  • 1Place vanilla wafers in freezer bag. Crush with meat mallet until no large pieces are left. (The smaller the crumbs, the better).

    Alternate: process in blender or food processor.
  • 2Place sugar, cocoa and nuts in large mixing bowl and stir well with wooden spoon to coat nuts.
  • 3Add vanilla wafer crumbs to nut mixture and mix/
  • 4Add syrup and bourbon to mix and stir with wooden spoon to mix well

    Once well blended, let set for about 10 minutes for bourbon and syrup to be absorbed.
  • 5Pinch off about a 1" ball of dough and roll between palms of your hands until firm and round.

    (Dough will be slightly sticky)
  • 6Roll ball in confectioners sugar and place on parchment sheet lined cookie sheet

    Let stand for about 15 minutes, then store in airtight container until ready to use.
  • 7Note: These are better if stored for about 15 days before serving.

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About BOURBON BALLS ALA SALLYE

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers, Candies, Nuts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy