My Grandfather's Bourbon Balls

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 80
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 190.9
  • Total Fat: 8.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 71.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 1.5 g

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This is a double batch. Makes very strong tasting bourbon balls. This is a double batch. Makes very strong tasting bourbon balls.
Number of Servings: 80


    Sifted Confectoner's Sugar, 3 cups
    Light Corn Syrup, 6 Tbls
    Bourbon, 1 1/2 cups (for strong tasting Bourbon Balls)
    Semi-sweet Chocolate Bits, 1 cup
    Chopped pecans, 3 cups
    Crushed Vanilla Wafers, 8 cups


Mix sugar, corn syrup and bourbon in large mixing bowl. Melt chocolate bits in microwave and stir into mixture. Stir in pecans and vanilla vafers. Mix well, roll into balls, coat with confectioner's sugar and store in airtight container.

Serving Size: makes 80 one-inch balls

Number of Servings: 80

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user IPIEPER.

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  • i make a huge batch of these every christmas and put them into little holiday bags and give them to each of the men my husband works with, just a little tasty treat and a token of his appreciation to them for being good co workers. - 10/18/11

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  • awesome! - 10/18/11

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