Kentucky Bourbon Ball Cookie Recipe
No-Bake Bourbon Balls

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Some people will call these Bourbon Balls candy - but candy or cookie, they are a wonderful! These are a very tasty and easy-to-make cookie that needs no baking. I do not recommend serving these cookies to children.

No-Bake Kentucky Bourbon Balls

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No-Bake Kentucky Bourbon Balls Recipe:

Recipe Type: Cookies, Christmas Cookie, Chocolate, Bourbon
Yields: 2 dozen
Prep time: 20 min


4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
2 cups powdered (confectioners') sugar
1/2 cup good-quality bourbon whiskey
1/4 cup light corn syrup
2 1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (cookies)
1 cup chopped nuts (pecans, walnuts, or hazelnuts)
1/2 cup sifted powdered (confectioners') sugar


In a large bowl, sift cocoa and powdered sugar together. Add the whiskey and corn syrup; mix until well blended.

Fold in crushed vanilla wafers and nuts and mix thoroughly. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours.

Using your hands, roll the chilled dough into small balls and then roll in powdered sugar.

Store, covered, in air-tight container in the refrigerator.

Yields 2 dozen.

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