Bourbon Balls




3 cups vanilla wafers, crushed
1 cup powdered sugar, sifted
1-1/2 tbsp. cocoa
1-1/2 cup walnuts, finely chopped
3 tbsp. corn syrup
1/2 cup bourbon
Granulated sugar


Mix together vanilla wafer crumbs, powdered sugar, cocoa, walnuts, corn syrup and bourbon. Let sit 30 minutes in a covered bowl. Shape into 1-inch balls; roll in granulated sugar. Store in air-tight container 3 days.

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Charles Booe

Charles Booe reviewed Bourbon Balls on March 26, 2001

Bourbon Balls were originated by Ruth Hanly Booe of Rebecca-Ruth Candy Factory founded in 1919. The original bourbon balls are available online at