Bourbon Balls

Amount   Measure   Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------   ------------   --------------------------------
1   cup   pecans -- finely chopped
1   cup   vanilla wafer crumbs
1/2   cup   unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2   cup   confectioner's sugar -- divided
1 1/2   tablespoons   light corn syrup
1/4   cup   bourbon
Heat oven to 325F.

Spread pecans on a cookie sheet and place in oven about 3 minutes. Toss nuts a return for another 3 minutes. Be careful not to burn them.

In a food processor add cookies, pecans and process until finely chopped.

In a medium bowl mix together the nut and cookie mixture with 1/4 cup cocoa and 1/4 cup confectioner's sugar. Add corn syrup and bourbon and mix completely.

Sift remaining cocoa and sugar together and spread on large plate.

Shape cookie mixture into 3/4 inch balls and roll them in cocoa and sugar mixture.

Makes 36 servings
Per Serving: 45 Calories; 3g Fat (49.9% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 5g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 1mg Cholesterol; 8mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.
 
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