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  • 3 star values: 7
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  • 1 star values: 5

These bourbon balls are smooth, delicious, and authentic Kentucky bourbon ball candy.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
16 hrs
total:
16 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
24 balls
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place nuts in a sealable jar. Pour bourbon over nuts. Seal and allow to soak for 8 hours to overnight.

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  • Mix sugar and butter in a medium bowl; fold in soaked nuts. Form mixture into 3/4-inch balls and refrigerate for 8 hours to overnight.

  • Line a baking tray with waxed paper; set aside.

  • Melt chocolate in the top of a double boiler over just-barely simmering water, stirring frequently and scraping down the sides with a rubber spatula to avoid scorching.

  • Roll balls in melted chocolate to coat; arrange on the prepared tray. Store in the refrigerator until serving.

Nutrition Facts

252 calories; protein 2.3g; carbohydrates 31.3g; fat 13.9g; cholesterol 10.2mg; sodium 27.6mg. Full Nutrition
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