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Pecan Chocolate Bourbon Balls

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  Finely chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bourbon 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Confectioner's sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs), sifted
  Semi-sweet chocolate pieces 24 Ounce (3 Packages Of 8 Ounce Each)

Combine chopped pecans with bourbon and refrigerate overnight.
Melt butter in small, heat resistant, non-metallic bowl on full power 1 minute.
Add confectioners' sugar, 1 cup at a time, to melted butter.
Add nuts and bourbon, mixing well.
Place in refrigerator to harden.
Mixture should be stiff enough to hold its shape for dipping.
If necessary, more confectioners' sugar may be added to obtain the desired stiffness.
In a medium-sized, heat-resistant, non metallic bowl, place the chocolate pieces.
Heat, uncovered, on full power 4 minutes or until melted.
While chocolate is melting, shape candy into balls.
Place on tray with waxed paper and return to refrigerator to harden.
Put a wooden pick in each ball and dip into melted chocolate.
Place on waxed paper and refrigerate to harden.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7009 Calories from Fat 3169

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 365 g562%

Saturated Fat 184.8 g924.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 241.9 mg80.6%

Sodium 12.4 mg0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 928 g309.4%

Dietary Fiber 10.9 g43.8%

Sugars 852.6 g

Protein 11 g22.8%

Vitamin A 57.5% Vitamin C 2.1%

Calcium 10.7% Iron 16.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pecan Chocolate Bourbon Balls Recipe