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Bourbon Balls

  Vanilla wafers 60
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Confectioner’s sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Unsweetened cocoa powder 2 Tablespoon
  Bourbon 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1 Tablespoon

Break 6 vanilla wafers into blender; blend to make fine crumbs.
Transfer to bowl.
Put nuts in blender; blend till chopped.
Add to crumbs.
Combine confectioners' sugar and cocoa with crumbs.
Stir in bourbon and corn syrup.
If necessary, add about 1 1/4 teaspoons of water so that mixture will shape.
Form into 3/4-inch balls.
Roll in granulated sugar.
Store in tightly covered container.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2114 Calories from Fat 673

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 69 g105.8%

Saturated Fat 37.1 g185.6%

Trans Fat 11.9 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 729.9 mg30.4%

Total Carbohydrates 354 g117.9%

Dietary Fiber 18.2 g72.9%

Sugars 98.3 g

Protein 18 g36.5%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 0.27%

Calcium 47.1% Iron 7.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bourbon Balls Recipe