Cocoa Bourbon Balls
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Bourbon or rum or brandy can be used for these no-bake cookies. These little bite-sized morsels are quick and easy to make. After mixing the ingredients together, roll into balls, then roll in sugar.
Recipe type: Dessert | No-Bake Cookies | Shaped Cookies
  • 1 cup finely crushed vanilla wafers (about 30 wafers)
  • 1 cup confectioners (powdered) sugar
  • 1 cup walnuts or pecans, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • ¼ cup bourbon, rum, or brandy
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine crushed vanilla wafers, confectioner’s sugar, nuts, cocoa, corn syrup, and bourbon rum or brandy; mix well with a wooden spoon.
  2. With slightly wet hands, Shape dough into small balls, about 1” in diameter. Tip: An ice cream scoop is ideal for making uniform-sized cookies.
  1. Roll the balls in granulated sugar until completely coated. Store in an airtight container.
Recipe Notes
Type: Unbaked Yield: 3 Dozen Storage: Airtight Container, Room Temperature

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