"These bourbon balls are my signature Christmas candy. You'll get requests to make these every year!" — Steph T.
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2 1/2 cups
vanilla wafer crumbs
semisweet chocolate chips
light corn syrup
I made these and they were easy and taste great! I but Captain Morgan rum instead of the bourbon.
Hate to say it, but I did not care for these. Not sure if it was the recipe (which I followed exactly) or if I just don't care for this kind of thing. Judging by how many others loved them, its probably just not my thing.
I highly recommend this recipe. I tried another recipe for bourbon balls posted on this site, and they turned out more like chocolate coated, soggy sugar cookies. Steph's Bourbon Balls has a better consistency, is arguably less costly, and takes a fraction of the time to make compared to the other posted recipes. If Bourbon Balls are your thing, you won't be disappointed.
I always use VO bourbon to make these. They taste best after a few days (if you can wait that long to partake).
these turned out a little dry, but they are fantastic!! I used brandy.
Chocolatey and delicious!
I made these for a gathering, but didn't have time to make them ahead. Even same-day, I got rave reviews! I did use more bourbon than the recipe originally called for, but the powdered sugar in the mixture really helps to keep them from tasting too "crumbly." Everyone absolutely LOVED them! Thanks Steph.
This is the only bourbon ball recipe I use, though with a few modifications. I use at least 1/3 cup bourbon instead of 1/4, sometimes 1/2 cup. I only use 1/2 cup pecans and slightly less than 2.5 cups wafer crumbs, otherwise it's too dry and not chocolatey enough.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Steph's Bourbon Balls
Serving Size: 1/20 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 20
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 120
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