Bourbon balls

Bourbon balls

Bourbon balls Photo Credit: Kirsten Luce

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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.

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