Snowy Bourbon Balls

Bourbon, nut and wafer cookie candies make a nice addition to the Christmas goodies for gift-giving – these easy dessert treats are ready in just 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 48

Ingredients

1
box (12 oz) vanilla wafer cookies, finely crushed
1
cup chopped pecans or walnuts
3/4
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1/2
cup bourbon
2 1/2
tablespoons light corn syrup
Additional powdered sugar

  • 1 In large bowl, mix cookie crumbs, pecans, 3/4 cup powdered sugar and the cocoa, stirring well.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix bourbon and corn syrup, stirring until blended. Pour bourbon mixture over cookie mixture; stir until blended. Shape into 1-inch balls; roll in additional powdered sugar. Store tightly covered at room temperature up to 2 weeks.

Expert Tips

Try rolling these tasty balls in cocoa instead of powdered sugar.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Sodium
25mg
25%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.