Bourbon Balls

Courtesy of Women & Whiskies

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups  finely crushed vanilla wafers
  • 1 Cup  finely chopped pecans or walnuts (lightly toasted)
  • 1/2 Cup  powdered sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons  unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon  light corn syrup
  • 1/4 Cup  Wild Turkey 81 Bourbon
  •   Powdered sugar or other topping

Your holiday bake-off just got a little boozier: try this recipe for bourbon balls, made with Wild Turkey 81 bourbon. Serve alongside your favorite bourbon or single malt for a holiday treat. (Or even some bourbon cocktails, like the Bourbon Fizz!)

Directions

Combine the first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl. Stir in corn syrup and bourbon. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Roll in powdered sugar for a classic finish, or get creative and roll in unsweetened cocoa powder, crushed nuts, or dip in melted dark or white chocoloate. For a more elegant presentation, place in foil or paper candy cup wrappers. Store in airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. 

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

47 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Sodium Low Fat Abs, Low Potassium, Kidney Friendly, Peanut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free

Daily value:

2%

Servings:

36
  • Fat 3g 4%
  • Carbs 5g 2%
  • Saturated 0g 2%
  • Fiber 0g 2%
  • Sugars 2g
  • Monounsaturated 2g
  • Polyunsaturated 1g
  • Protein 0g 1%
  • Sodium 9mg 0%
  • Calcium 3mg 0%
  • Magnesium 5mg 1%
  • Potassium 17mg 0%
  • Iron 0mg 1%
  • Zinc 0mg 1%
  • Phosphorus 11mg 2%
  • Vitamin A 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin C 0mg 0%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 2%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 1%
  • Niacin (B3) 0mg 1%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 0%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 2µg 0%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 0mg 0%
  • Vitamin K 0µg 0%
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