The 12 Pounds of Christmas: Bourbon Balls
Cookie recipes for you & your hips: Pound 12!
This cookie is strong enough for a man — and usually made by a woman. Grab a few pair this holiday season!
What you need:
1 [12oz] package vanilla wafers, finely crushed [approx 3 cups]
1 cup confectioner’s sugar [aka powdered]
1 cup finely chopped pecans
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1 T unsweetened cocoa
1/2 cup bourbon
1/2 cup granulated sugar
What you do:
In a large bowl, thoroughly mix all ingredients except granulated sugar. Shape into 1 inch balls [yes, I said balls - get your giggles out now]; roll in granulated sugar. Store in tightly covered container for at least 3 dyas before serving to allow flavors to mellow. Keeps up to 2 weeks. Don’t freeze your balls, please. Makes approx 3 dozen balls.