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Nutty Bourbon Balls

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  Finely crushed vanilla wafers 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sifted powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped walnuts 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Chopped candied cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Unsweetened cocoa powder 2 Tablespoon
  Bourbon 3 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Light corn syrup 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sifted powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon

• In a mixing bowl combine crushed vanilla wafers, the 1 cup powdered sugar, walnuts, candied cherries, and cocoa powder. Stir in bourbon, water, and light corn syrup till well combined. Chill the mixture about 30 minutes.
• Shape the mixture into 1-inch balls. Place balls in an airtight container; let the balls stand (ripen) for 2 to 3 days. Before serving the balls, roll them in additional sifted powdered sugar.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1643 Calories from Fat 544

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92.7%

Saturated Fat 10.5 g52.5%

Trans Fat 1.4 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 108.2 mg4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 249 g82.8%

Dietary Fiber 19.5 g77.9%

Sugars 181 g

Protein 21 g41.1%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 14.4% Iron 37.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Nutty Bourbon Balls Recipe