2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs (crushed contents of 1 (12-ounce) box of Nabisco Nilla Wafers)

1 cup finely chopped walnuts

1 cup confectioners' sugar

2 tablespoons cocoa powder

3 tablespoons dark corn syrup

6 tablespoons bourbon (or other hard liquor)

Pinch salt

Granulated sugar, for rolling cookies

Combine all ingredients thoroughly and form into small balls. Spread granulated sugar on a piece of wax paper and roll balls so they are nicely coated. Refrigerate overnight. Makes about 48 cookies.