Whiskey Sour Balls Recipe - Allrecipes.com

Whiskey Sour Balls

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"I can't remember where I got this recipe but it was one we used to make at Christmas with my family growing up. This recipe has been in the family approximately 30 years."

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  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the coconut, vanilla wafer crumbs, pecans, orange juice concentrate, vanilla and bourbon. Cover and refrigerate for several hours or overnight.
  2. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls, and roll in confectioners' sugar. If not serving right away, give them a fresh roll in the sugar just before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 05, 2006

I think I would assemble them this way, to make sure the flavors were evenly distributed: Mix together the orange juice concentrate, vanilla extract and whiskey. Add the other ingredients and stir until blended.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 29, 2008

had a hard time getting these to set!! Were very sticky when I was trying to roll into the balls!!!


6 Ratings

Mar 06, 2007

Good - something a little different from our usual. They did not freeze well for me, but that is probably my fault. Everyone who tried one said they were great, but no one ate more than a couple. I had lots of leftovers that had to be trashed after a big Christmas party followed by my unsuccessful freezing attempt.

Feb 22, 2008

these were ok. not a huge fan of the flavors i guess, i'd rather do a rum ball!

Sep 18, 2006

We found this to be just too strong. I loved the idea, just found that they didn't appeal to anyone - sorry!

Jan 14, 2014

The first time I made these, I followed the recipe. Yuck-- the oj concentrate burned my mouth. Next time, I added fresh orange zest (a whole orange worth), a couple tablespoons fresh squeezed oj(juiced the orange I had just zested) and about 1/4 cup orange marmalade (actually, I had some x-mas marmalade with cranberries in it too). Tossed all into a food processor and omg! So good I did not want to share. Was able to shape immediately and roll in powdered sugar.


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  • Calories
  • 79 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 3.6 g
  • 6%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 25 mg
  • 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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