Brandy Balls

Brandy Balls

Blogger Stephanie Wise of Girl Versus Dough adapts her family’s holiday rum ball recipe into a quick and easy brandy-flavored treat.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

35

balls

1
box (11 oz) vanilla wafers
1
cup chopped nuts (pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts and/or almonds)
3/4
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1/2
cup brandy
2 1/2
tablespoons light corn syrup
Additional powdered sugar or unsweetened baking cocoa
  1. In food processor, process vanilla wafers into fine crumbs. Pour crumbs into large bowl. Add nuts, 3/4 cup powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons cocoa; stir to combine.
  2. In small bowl, stir together brandy and corn syrup until well combined. Add to dry mixture; stir until dough-like mixture forms.
  3. Roll mixture into 1-inch balls. Roll each ball in additional powdered sugar. If desired, place each in mini paper baking cup. Store in airtight container up to 2 weeks.
Makes 35 balls
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Roll balls in candy sprinkles or coarse sanding sugar instead of powdered sugar or cocoa.
Package brandy balls to give away to family and friends as gifts, or serve in martini or shot glasses at a holiday party.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.