Steph's Bourbon Balls

Steph's Bourbon Balls

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Steph T. 0

"These bourbon balls are my signature Christmas candy. You'll get requests to make these every year!"

Ingredients 40 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 272 cals

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 272 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 13.3 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.8g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 73 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the sugar in a shallow bowl, and set aside. Combine the vanilla wafer crumbs, confectioners' sugar, and pecans in a bowl, and mix well.
  2. Place the chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl, and microwave on High for 1 to 2 minutes to melt the chips. Stir the melted chips until smooth, and beat in the corn syrup and whiskey. Scrape the chocolate mixture into the crumb mixture, and stir well to mix.
  3. Form the dough into 1-inch balls, and roll each ball in sugar. Place the finished bourbon balls on a cooling rack to finish setting up.
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Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • You can substitute your favorite whiskey or use rum or brandy.
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Jenica
12/18/2009

I made these and they were easy and taste great! I but Captain Morgan rum instead of the bourbon.

mhgray
12/4/2011

I highly recommend this recipe. I tried another recipe for bourbon balls posted on this site, and they turned out more like chocolate coated, soggy sugar cookies. Steph's Bourbon Balls has a better consistency, is arguably less costly, and takes a fraction of the time to make compared to the other posted recipes. If Bourbon Balls are your thing, you won't be disappointed.

Steph T.
12/22/2010

I always use VO bourbon to make these. They taste best after a few days (if you can wait that long to partake).