pecan bourbon balls recipe

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Christmas Bourbon Balls

6 Main Ingredient: Pecan Recipe Cuisine: American



1 cup of pecans, finely chopped

1/4 cup Kentucky bourbon

1 stick of butter, softened

1 1-pound box confectioner's sugar

1 box semi-sweet chocolate squares


These pecan chocolate bourbon balls can be made and kept in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. Can you freeze bourbon balls? Of course, you can! If you do so, they will last for about 2 months.

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Step 1Sift confectioner's sugar; cream with butter.

Step 2Add bourbon and pecans.

Step 3Roll into 1-inch balls and place on a greased cookie sheet and cover with moist paper towels.

Step 4Refrigerate at least two hours.

Step 5Melt chocolate in the top of a double boiler.

Step 6Using a skewer, dip chilled balls in chocolate, allowing excess chocolate to drip off.

Step 7Place balls on a dish to harden.

Step 8Seal in a tin, then refrigerate.

Step 9Makes three dozen.

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