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Bourbon Balls


  • 3 cups finely crushed vanilla wafers (about 75)
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup finely chopped nuts
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • Granulated or confectioners' sugar


  1. Mix crushed wafers, confectioners' sugar, pecans and cocoa in large bowl.
  2. Stir in bourbon and corn syrup.
  3. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls.
  4. Roll in granulated or confectioners' sugar.
  5. Cover tightly and refrigerate several days before serving.

Yield: about 60 candies

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