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Bourbon Balls

Bourbon Balls recipe

A favorite of ours at holiday time! These bourbon balls will keep for a long time, and they only get better with age.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups crushed vanilla wafers
  • 1 1/2 cups ground nuts
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 tablespoons dark Karo syrup
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1/2 cup bourbon (rum, brandy or sherry may be used)

Instructions

  1. Mix all dry ingredients together in bowl.
  2. Mix syrup and bourbon together and add slowly to dry ingredients.
  3. Form into 3/4- to 1-inch balls.
  4. Roll in confectioners' sugar.
  5. Store in a closed container in the refrigerator.

From the Family Recipes Collection of Linda Ann Jolly and Lisa Marie Stephens.


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